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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306207705 - Turf Grass America, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fort Worth

Nr: 306207705Report ID: 0636900Open Date: 08/30/2004

Turf Grass America, Inc.
911 E. Hwy. 377
Grandbury, TX 76048
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0181/Ornamental Floriculture and Nursery Products
NAICS: 111421/Nursery and Tree Production
Mailing: 6000 Pevler Court, Grandbury, TX 76048

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/15/2004
Close Case:04/05/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100713361    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
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
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/13/2004 10/20/2004 $0 $2,500 $0 10/18/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200712271Event: 08/27/2004Employee Is Electrocuted While Working On Control Box
On August 27, 2004, Employee #1 and a coworker were servicing a Zimmatic Irrigation Pivot System. The system was designed to irrigate approximately 800 acres. The employees discovered that fuses had blown out and they were checking the system with a volt meter. While Employee #1 was working on the control box, he was electrocuted. The control panel was connected to a 480 volt, three phase, 60 hertz, four wire grounded electrical service.
Keywords: fuse, shock, repair, electrical, electrocuted, electric shock, electrical box, irrigation equipment
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306207705 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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