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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 655898.015 - Galasso Materials, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford

Nr: 655898.015Report ID: 0112000Open Date: 09/25/2012

Galasso Materials, Llc
4 Volunteer Drive
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: Po Box 1776 , East Granby, CT 06026

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/25/2012
Close Case:09/25/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,600
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 01/29/2013 02/25/2013 $6,300 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260301 A 01/29/2013 02/25/2013 $0 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 29695.015Event: 09/24/2012Employee Is Struck By Falling Dump Truck Tailgate, Suffers H
At approximately 4:05 p.m. on September 24, 2012, Employee #1 was cleaning the tailgate of a dump truck. The tailgate was propped open with a wooden stake. As he cleaned the tailgate, the wooden stake broke, which caused the tailgate to fall. The tailgate struck him on his head, caused a severe laceration and blunt force head trauma. Employee #1 was transported to a hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: caught in, material handling, falling object, struck by, crushing
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 655898.015 Fatality Concussion Truck drivers, heavy

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