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Inspection: 302491634 - Twt Services Inc Dba Twt Directional Boring Servic

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 2

Nr: 302491634Report ID: 0454712Open Date: 02/18/2000

Twt Services Inc Dba Twt Directional Boring Servic
Hwy 431 W
Springfield, TN 37172
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 14000 S. Meridian, Oklahoma City, OK 73173

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/18/2000
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/27/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260300 B02 05/04/2000 05/10/2000 $5,400 $5,400 $0 05/08/2000 R - Review Commission
  2. 01001B Serious 19260020 B02 05/04/2000 05/10/2000 $0 $0 $0 05/08/2000 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200620789Event: 02/18/2000Employee Killed When Caught By Rotating Reamer
Employee #1 and coworkers were using a horizontal (directional) boring machine to place fiber optic conduit under a roadway. A hole was bored and the fiber optic conduit was attached to the reamer to be pulled back through the hole. Employee #1 was starting to pull the reamer/conduit back through the hole when he became caught on the rotating reamer. He was turned with the reamer until the operator became aware that there was a problem and stopped the equipment. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: rotating shaft, conduit, work rules, caught by, construction, boring machine
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302491634 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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