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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317008431 - Jim Young Construction Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 317008431Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 08/13/2013

Jim Young Construction Co Inc
5285 County Line Rd/Hwy 41
Andrews, SC 29510
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: Po Box 279, Cleveland, GA 30528

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/18/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/13/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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
  1. 01001 Other 30039 11/07/2013 11/12/2013 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200376531Event: 08/12/2013Employee Is Struck By Truck, Later Dies
On August 12, 2013, Employee #1 was flagging in the southbound lane of a highway. He was standing just off the shoulder in the grass area with a sign (stop/slow) showing stop. The highway signs were placed approximately 500 feet apart leading to the work zone. The cones were set up 40 to 50 feet apart in the northbound lane where the work zone was set up (blocked lane). Employee #1 was wearing a high visibility safety vest and hard hat. A car was in the lane stopped, near him, waiting for the other side to clear and for him to let the person through. A pickup truck with a trailer (that was being pulled) ran into the stopped car. The stopped car veered to the left, and the truck veered to the right striking Employee #1 at his flagman post. The truck flung him approximately 60 ft forward. Employee #1 sustained unspecified broken bones and internal injuries in the collision and later died at the hospital in the early evening.
Keywords: highway, flagman, truck, struck by, highway shoulder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317008431 Fatality Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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