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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307414797 - Standard Concrete Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 307414797Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 06/06/2007

Standard Concrete Products, Inc.
6 Hatchcover Rd
Savannah, GA 31404
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3272/Concrete Products, Except Block and Brick
NAICS: 327390/Other Concrete Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 6 Hatchcover Road, Savannah, GA 31404

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/07/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/02/2008
Emphasis: S:Powered Ind Vehicle, S:Silica, S:Struck-By, N:Amputate, N:Sstarg06, S:Amputations, S:Electrical, S:Fall From Height, S:Noise

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100903673    
 Complaint204743256 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 2 7
Current Violations 3 4 7
Initial Penalty $15,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,500
Current Penalty $8,800 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $10,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/03/2007 12/06/2007 $6,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100023 A08 12/03/2007 12/11/2007 $1,400 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100110 D10 12/03/2007 12/06/2007 $1,400 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Other 19100157 C01 12/03/2007 12/06/2007 $1,000 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004B Other 19100157 C04 12/03/2007 12/06/2007 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004C Other 19100157 E02 12/03/2007 12/11/2007 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01005 Other 19100213 H04 12/03/2007 12/13/2007 $1,000 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Other 19101200 F05 I 12/03/2007 12/13/2007 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02002 Other 19101200 F05 II 12/03/2007 12/13/2007 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200902062Event: 07/24/2007Employee Is Struck By Concrete Truck And Is Killed
On July 24, 2007, Employee #1 was working with a crew that was making a concrete "I" beam. To pour the "I" beam, the crew had to pour concrete into three 140 ft sections. A Tuckerbilt concrete hauler was used to transport the concrete. The crew had completed two sections and was working on the third section. After pouring a load of concrete mud, the concrete hauler left the pour area and returned to the batch plant for a refill. The concrete hauler operator returned to the end of the lane near the concrete "I" beam mold and made a U-turn. While making the turn the operator looked down the lane, seeing only the workers who were on the "I" beam working platform. He then proceeded to back down 11-ft wide lane without using a spotter and struck the employee. The concrete hauler ran over the employee causing massive trauma to the body and head. Employee #1 was killed. It was the company's standard practice to not utilize a spotter while backing the equipment. The backup alarm on the concrete hauler was operational, but the hauler operator was only able to look out the driver's side window and through the driver side mirror as he was backing because he could not see through the passenger side mirror, which was covered with concrete, mud, and dust. The employee was wearing his ear plugs and a safety reflective vest while walking down the lane.
Keywords: head, concrete truck, obstructed view, struck by, run over, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307414797 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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