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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308188747 - Mueller Co Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 3

Nr: 308188747Report ID: 0454713Open Date: 09/23/2004

Mueller Co Llc
1401 Mueller Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3321/Gray and Ductile Iron Foundries
NAICS: 331511/Iron Foundries

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/08/2004
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/23/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100623248    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 503010501 12/16/2004 12/24/2004 $4,500 $4,500 $0 -
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100176 F 12/16/2004 12/24/2004 $0 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200623197Event: 09/23/2004Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Rail Car
On September 23, 2004, Employee #1, a flagman, was backing up a railroad hopper car, which was being pushed by a front-end loader. When he saw that the rail car was approaching a parked semi-trailer, he attempted to apply the rail car's brakes. The flagman's shirt became caught on a cotter key for the brake release. He was crushed between the rail car and the semi trailer and was killed.
Keywords: brake, work rules, railroad car, flagman, cotter pin, collision, crushed, loader, trailer, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308188747 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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