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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303579288 - Garbage Pickup Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 303579288Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 07/18/2001

Garbage Pickup Inc.
Stagecoach Drive
Anderson, SC 29621
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4212/Local Trucking Without Storage
Mailing: 742 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29609

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/19/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:08/24/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19101200 E01 07/26/2001 08/28/2001 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200371649Event: 06/19/2001Employee Exposed To Acid While Collecting Garbage
On June 19, 2001, Employee #1, a helper on the garbage truck, was emptying residential garbage cans. He had trouble breathing about 30 minutes after emptying the cans. The Emergency Medical Service was called and it was determined that Employee #1 had an allergic reaction to powdered muriatic acid that a home owner had thrown out in the trash. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and treated.
Keywords: garbage truck, allergic reaction, inhalation, powder, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303579288 Non Hospitalized injury Other Garbage collectors

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