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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1278968.015 - Ballard Contractors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham


Inspection Nr: 1278968.015
Report ID: 0418300
Open Date: 11/21/2017

Site Address:
Ballard Contractors, Inc.
12268 Lavender Road
Moundville, AL 35474

Mailing Address:
12268 Lavender Road, Moundville, AL 35474

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/21/2017


Close Case:05/15/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1284493 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,054 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,054
Current Penalty $6,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,338
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 Serious 19100147 C01 03/22/2018 04/17/2018 $6,338 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 100969.015
Event: 11/09/2017
Employee Involved In Truck Maintenance Has Six Fingers Amput

At 6:00 p.m. on November 9, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a con struction company, were working at the employer's location. Coworker #1 was doi ng maintenance work on a company pump truck and replacing the seals of a piston, and Employee #1 was assisting. As Employee #1 held the piston cup with both ha nds, the hydraulic cylinder engaged, and Employee #1's fingers were caught betwe en the piston cup and the sleeve cylinder. Three fingers from each hand were am putated. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation of six fingers.

Keywords:amputation, caught between, construction, construction vehicle, finger, hydraulic cylinder, maintenance, piston, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278968.015 Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Skidsteer/Bobcat
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