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Inspection: 311038947 - U.S. Traffic Technologies, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 311038947Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 04/23/2008

U.S. Traffic Technologies, Inc.
I-75 N.Between Exits 218 & 221 Carmel Rd.
Mcdonough, GA 30252
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: 5044 Nifda Blvd. Se, Smyrna, GA 30080

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/23/2008
Close Case:09/16/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $8,400 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $11,900
Current Penalty $6,200 $0 $0 $1,700 $0 $7,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B01 10/14/2008 11/07/2008 $2,500 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 10/14/2008 11/07/2008 $3,700 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A 10/14/2008 10/20/2008 $1,700 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201282969Event: 04/22/2008Employee Is Killed When Struck By Vehicle
At approximately 6:00 p.m. on April 22, 2008, Employee #1 and other coworkers staged traffic control devices and equipments (DOT safety barrels) on the shoulder of south to northbound on I-75 between exits 218 and 221. The employees were on the right side of the shoulder south to north on I-75 at an approximate distance of 17.5 ft away from the road on the grassy side of the shoulder. Employee #1 placed a barrel from off the back of the truck onto the shoulder, it tipped over and the wind blew the barrel into the road of I-75 traffic. An oncoming vehicle hit the barrel, and he dashed into the lane to retrieve the barrel. Employee #1 was struck by a vehicle traveling north and died at the scene of the accident.
Keywords: highway, traffic barrel, vehicle, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311038947 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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