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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314957853 - Brad Ragan Recycling, Inc. Dba Br Tire

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 314957853Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 07/25/2011

Brad Ragan Recycling, Inc. Dba Br Tire
1037 W Main Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7534/Tire Retreading and Repair Shops
NAICS: 811198/All Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/15/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/31/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,750 $0 $1,750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,750 $0 $1,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 201800302 11/18/2011 12/14/2011 $1,750 $1,750 $0 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202568788Event: 07/19/2011Employee Dies From Heat Stroke On Farm
On July 19, 2011, Employee #1 drove for 30 minutes, in an air conditioned vehicle, to a private farm to change a tractor tire. At approximately 11:45 a.m., the owner of the farm contacted the employer to inquire if Employee #1 was diabetic. The owner described Employee #1 as mumbling and stumbling around. The employer sent two additional employees to the site, where they found Employee #1 lying on the ground. They took Employee #1 to the hospital. At 7:00 p.m. on the same day, the company president was notified that Employee #1 had died. Preliminary reports showed that after Employee #1 was administered two bags of fluids, his internal body temperature was measured at 109 degrees (assumed to be Fahrenheit).
Keywords: unconsciousness, heat exhaustion, high temperature
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314957853 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported

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