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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303189534 - Bfi Waste Systems Of North America, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 303189534Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 04/03/2001

Bfi Waste Systems Of North America, Inc
4400 South State Road 7
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4953/Refuse Systems
Mailing: 2380 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33317

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/28/2001
Close Case:03/19/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,500
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/28/2001 10/18/2001 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/23/2001 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 01002A Serious 19100132 A 09/28/2001 10/11/2001 $2,500 $2,500 $0 10/23/2001 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 3. 01002B Serious 19100135 A01 09/28/2001 10/18/2001 $0 $0 $0 10/23/2001 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200673366Event: 04/03/2001Employee Killed When Asphyxiated In Pile Of Garbage
Employee #1, an employee of BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc., was scooped by a front end loader into a pile of garbage and dumped into the collection pit at the Wheelabrator South Broward facility. Employee #1 was extricated approximately one half hour after being pushed into the pile and died as a result of asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, front end loader, pit
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303189534 Fatality Asphyxia Garbage collectors

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