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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100300722 - Heath Constructors Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Austin


Inspection Nr: 100300722
Report ID: 0625400
Open Date: 06/18/1985

Site Address:
Heath Constructors Inc
5 Mi North On New Hunt Ln From Marbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78245

Mailing Address:
Po Box 29364, San Antonio, TX 78229

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/20/1985

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Close Case:04/07/1986

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360671044
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19260550 A06 07/29/1985 08/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 08/15/1985 J - ALJ Decision Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Other 19260550 B02 07/29/1985 08/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 08/15/1985 J - ALJ Decision Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14511216
Event: 06/17/1985
Employee Crushed And Killed By Falling Crane Boom

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 17, 1985, Employee #1 was working alone, dismantling two 20 ft long sections of a 60 ft long crane boom on an FMC Link Belt LS 108B crawler crane, serial #9lG5247. The boom sections were not blocked or supported in any way, except that the top of the boom was resting on the ground and the butt section of the boom was attached to the rotatable superstructure of the crane. As Employee #1 removed the two lower pins holding together the upper two boom sections, the crane boom below this connection fell to ground. Employee #1's body was crushed from his head to his hips; he was killed.

Keywords:dismantling, unsecured, blocks, crane boom, work rules, crawler crane, construction, crushed, struck by, falling object

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100300722 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
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