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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305461485 - Rock-Tenn

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas

Nr: 305461485Report ID: 0626300Open Date: 07/25/2002

6702 Hwy. 66w
Greenville, TX 75402
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5113/Industrial and Personal Service Paper

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2002
Close Case:02/13/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,600
Current Penalty $8,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 A05 10/16/2002 10/21/2002 $4,200 $4,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100029 A03 V 10/16/2002 10/21/2002 $4,200 $4,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100029 A04 II 10/16/2002 10/21/2002 $0 $4,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200782464Event: 07/24/2002Employee Is Injured When Cage Falls Off Stand, Later Dies
On July 24, 2002, Employee #1 was cleaning inside an elevated cage that was situated on top of (but not secured to) a 9.5-ft-tall stand. As he was working, the cage fell off the stand and struck a corrugated cardboard holder. Employee #1 sustained severe internal injuries and was transported to a local hospital. After evaluation, he was transferred to Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX, where he underwent two operations. Employee #1 suffered cardiac arrest during the second surgery and died at approximately 8:36 p.m. on July 26, 2002.
Keywords: unsecured, cleaning, struck against, cardiac arrest
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305461485 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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