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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316540277 - Manatt'S, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 316540277Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 05/18/2012

Manatt'S, Inc.
2122 E. 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2951/Asphalt Paving Mixtures and Blocks
NAICS: 324121/Asphalt Paving Mixture and Block Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:07/26/2012
Close Case:08/29/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100522598    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $4,125 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,125
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100146 C01 08/03/2012 03/08/2013 $2,000 $2,250 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100146 C02 08/03/2012 03/08/2013 $0 $0 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100146 C04 08/03/2012 03/08/2013 $0 $0 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01001D Serious 19100146 C05 IIH 08/03/2012 03/08/2013 $0 $0 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01001E Serious 19100146 D06 08/03/2012 03/08/2013 $0 $0 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01001F Serious 19100146 G01 08/03/2012 05/08/2013 $0 $0 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 I 08/03/2012 03/08/2013 $1,000 $1,875 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01002B Serious 19100147 C07 I 08/03/2012 05/08/2013 $0 $0 $0 08/21/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200535037Event: 05/18/2012Employee Is Killed With Head, Neck, Arm Outside Hatch
At approximately 7:20 p.m. on May 17, 2012, Employee #1, a mechanic with Manatts Inc., was informed by a coworker that there were water leaks in a 4000 gallon water tank (Serial Number: 40003SWN0171), that had been mounted on a 1995 Mack straight truck (DM600, VIN: 1M2B209C1SM015470). The water tank had a pneumatic powered sliding hatch door located on the top of the tank for access into the tank. At approximately 8:00 a.m., on May 18, 2012, Employee #1 was found, by a coworker, caught in the water tank access hatch opening between the sliding door and the hatch door frame of the tank. Employee #1 was caught by the throat, with head and one arm outside the tank. The rest of Employee #1's body was inside the tank. The water tank was empty with approximately 1 in. of water in the bottom. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: throat, head, asphyxiated, hatch, caught between, truck, neck, arm, door
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316540277 Fatality Asphyxia Not specified mechanics and repairers

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