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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315585638 - Poff Carting Services, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 315585638Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 01/20/2012

Poff Carting Services, Llc
2742 Hwy 25 N
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4953/Refuse Systems
NAICS: 562219/Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
Mailing: P O Box 200, Pittsburg, KY 40755

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/11/2012
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/11/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202569422Event: 01/19/2012Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Cylinder
On January 19, 2012, Employee #1 was driving a truck, and delivering a trash container to the site of Truitt Bros, Incorroperated. in East Bernstadt. The hydraulic line on the truck burst and began to lower the bed. In an attempt to try and contain the spill, the employee went to the closest point to shut off the pump. The cylinder on the bed spun around and crushed Employee #1 between the cylinder and the control box. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: delivery work, hydraulic fluid, driver, crushed, truck, spill, pump, hydraulic pump, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315585638 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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