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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100277169 - Bond Builders Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City


Inspection Nr: 100277169
Report ID: 0627700
Date Opened: 03/26/1986

Site Address:
Bond Builders Inc.
1125 E. Danford, Edmond Middle
Edmond, OK 73034

Mailing Address:
2418 S. Portland, Oklahoma City, OK 73108

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/19/1986

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Case Closed: 09/09/1986

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360547541
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260700 A 05/12/1986 05/15/1986 $225 $350 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19260700 A 05/13/1986 05/16/1986 $225 $350 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other 19260550 A07 II 06/03/1986 06/16/1986 $0 $0 $0 -  
4. 02002 Other 19260550 A14 I 06/03/1986 06/16/1986 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14234355
Event: 03/25/1986
Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Concrete Wall Panel

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on March 25, 1986, Employee #1 was instantly killed when a precast concrete wall panel fell onto him. Employee #1 and three iron workers were prepared to lift three precast concrete wall panels along the south wall of a building. The work schedule for the day was to hoist each panel and place them going from east to west and weld them at the top. They were then tasked with detaching them from the crane, align each panel and weld it at the bottom. They were to then permanently attach it to the structure. At some time later during the day all panels were allowed to stand without additional bracing or supporting. During the alignment process Employee #1 and two iron workers worked in the approximately one-and- half-foot-deep ditch directly underneath the suspended panels. When the panels seemed to be approximately aligned the iron workers left the ditch while Employee #1 attempted to return to his tripod on the east corner of the existing structure. The first panel from the west corner collapsed followed by the second panel which struck Employee #1 in the head crushing and killing him instantly. The third panel also failed seconds later. The three panels collectively weighed more than 15,000 lbs.

Keywords:precast, struck by, concrete form work, panel, iron worker, concrete, concrete panel, trench, crushed

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100277169 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
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