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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301988044 - Parish Ready Mix, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 301988044Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 12/01/1997

Parish Ready Mix, Inc.
33855 Walker Road, N.
Walker, LA 70785
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3273/Ready-Mixed Concrete

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/01/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/27/1998

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C01 02/09/1998 02/13/1998 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170082408Event: 11/26/1997Employee Killed When Buried In Hopper Of Cement Powder
Employee #1, a laborer, was cleaning the filters at the top of a cement hopper. He fell into the hopper of powdered cement and was buried. When coworkers found him, only his hand was sticking above the cement powder. They retrieved him from the hopper and he was transported to the local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Employee #1 died of asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, cement powder, lifeline, work rules, cleaning, flowing material, fall, fall protection, buried, hopper
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301988044 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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