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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315884627 - Hocking Printing Company, Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Harrisburg

Nr: 315884627Report ID: 0316700Open Date: 08/27/2011

Hocking Printing Company, Incorporated
615 East Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2711/Newspapers: Publishing, or Publishing and Printing
NAICS: 511110/Newspaper Publishers
Mailing: P.O. Box 456, Ephrata, PA 17522

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/18/2011
Emphasis: S:Struck-ByClose Case:03/09/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100571785    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
Current Penalty $2,940 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,940
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/06/2012 03/01/2012 $2,940 $4,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200571651Event: 08/26/2011Employee Is Killed When Struck By Lawnmower
On August 26, 2011, Employee #1 was servicing an industrial riding lawnmower that was equipped with a mower deck that extended forward of its front wheels. He parked the mower on a flat surface with the mower deck extending over a sloped area to facilitate access the bottom of the mower deck. When the mower rolled forward, it struck Employee #1. A coworker discovered him pinned below the mower deck. After emergency responders extricated Employee #1, he was pronounced dead at the scene by a deputy coroner.
Keywords: unsecured, pinned, lawn mower, struck by, sloping, run over, slope, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315884627 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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