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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1343823.015 - 72652 - Concrete - Materials Placement Llc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv


Inspection Nr: 1343823.015
Report ID: 0454510
Open Date: 08/29/2018

Site Address:
72652 - Concrete - Materials Placement Llc
1890-1978 South Pamplico Hwy.
Pamplico, SC 29583

Mailing Address:
1425 Cressida Dr., Charlotte, NC 28210

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/17/2018


Close Case:07/15/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1377465
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $1,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,250
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 1.12(A) 12/19/2018 01/22/2019 $1,250 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 110540.015
Event: 08/28/2018
Employee Is Struck By Pipe While Pumping Concrete And Is Kil

On or about August 28, 2018, Employee #1 was tasked with delivering a Putzmeiste r Model 32Z-Meter truck-mounted concrete pump with integrated placing boom (conc rete pump truck), Vehicle Identification Number 1M2K197C87M034048, to a highway construction site. Employee #1 arrived on-site where a concrete finishing crew a nd a concrete ready-mix truck met Employee #1. Employee #1 opened a snap-type va lve clamp pin and used a hammer to strike the valve clamp that was near the pres sure elbow of the hopper. The metal pipe attached to the pressure elbow released from its position due to stored pressure and struck Employee #1 in chest or hea d area. Employee #1 was thrown down an embankment. The employees brought Employe e #1 to the road area, called emergency responders, and administered first aid. A local ambulance service arrived and transported Employee #1 to a local hospita l. Employee #1 was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

Keywords:concrete truck, pressure release, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343823.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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