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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 312559206 - Faith Technologies

Inspection Information - Office: Appleton

Nr: 312559206Report ID: 0521100Open Date: 12/02/2010

Faith Technologies
2641 N. Packerland Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54307
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 225 Main Street, Menasha, WI 54952

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/28/2011
Emphasis: S:Electrical, S:Fall From Height, S:Powered Ind Vehicle, L:Fall, L:PivClose Case:02/28/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100651637    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
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 03/07/2011 04/09/2011 $0 $7,000 $0 03/24/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200651784Event: 12/02/2010One Employee Dies, One Is Injured In Scissor Lift Collapse
At approximately 6:50 a.m. on December 2, 2010, Employees #1 and #2 were working for their employer, an electrical contractor. Employees #1 and #2 were doing electrical work on the lighting system in a commercial warehouse. The warehouse had a number of storage aisles and side aisles. Employees #1 and #2 were working from a scissor lift and were elevated approximately 32 feet in the air. The scissor lift was moving about in the warehouse in order to perform needed maintenance and the operators were working without direct supervision of the host company. No warning signs, tape, or signaling devices were used in the area of the scissor lift. Coworker #1 was operating a lift truck, and was backing up with a load. A back-up alarm and lights were operating on the lift truck and the lift had a rear view mirror. Coworker #1 looked over his left shoulder at the intersection and was looking over his right shoulder as he continued backing down the aisle. The lift truck struck the scissor lift on Coworker #1's left side. Coworker #1 had delivered two pallets to this same location a short time earlier and the scissor lift was not there. The scissors lift tipped forward after being hit and fell to the ground, taking Employees #1 and #2 with it. Both employees were taken to Green Bay hospitals by the Green Bay Rescue Squad. Employee #1 was taken to a hospital, where he died of injuries sustained in the fall. Employee #2 was taken to a different hospital and was in the intensive care unit with serious injuries, including fractures to a leg and hip.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, collapse, collision, hip, aerial lift, backing up, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312559206 Fatality Concussion Electricians

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