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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310263868 - Turner Industries Group, L.L.C.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 310263868Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 07/25/2007

Turner Industries Group, L.L.C.
Fm 1006
Orange, TX 77630
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: 8687 United Plaza Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/04/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/22/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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 5A0001 10/16/2007 11/18/2007 $4,500 $5,000 $0 11/07/2007 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201924180Event: 07/24/2007Employee Killed When Heat Exchanger Overturns While Moving
At approximately 2:40 p.m. on July 24, 2007, Employee #1 was helping to remove a heat exchanger from a structure. The heat exchanger was mounted on Hilman rollers atop metal skids that were being pulled with a truck-mounted winch. As it was moving, the heat exchanger tipped over and crushed Employee #1 against a steel column within the structure. He was killed.
Keywords: derrick truck, unsecured, work rules, construction, caught between, crushed, mech mat handling, bracing, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310263868 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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