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Inspection: 1602276.015 - Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office
Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.
700 Los Esteros Rd.
San Jose, CA 95134
4650 Business Center Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 12/12/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||3203(B)(2)||12/12/2022||$500||$500||$0||01/29/2023||C - Contested|
|2.||02001||Serious||1509(A)||12/12/2022||$18,000||$18,000||$0||01/29/2023||C - Contested|
|3.||03001||Serious||5042(A)(9)||12/12/2022||$9,000||$9,000||$0||01/29/2023||C - Contested|
On June 14, 2022, an employee who worked as a Piperfitter was engaged in the demolition of 36-inch pipe section. The valve pipe separted from the wall during demolition of the pipe. The employee was working on a crew with three coworkers cutting the section of pipe. The goal was to lower the pipe to a metal cart using rigging. The employee was attempting to secure the pipe to the cart when an overhead valve pipe section fell onto the pipe. The falling section caused the pipe to push forward and pin the employee between the pipe and another pipe. The employer had failed to ensure the crew was clear of a load suspended aove them by slings. The employee incurred head injuries and was killed.
Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, construction, crushed, demolition, falling object, head, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, pinned, pipe, suspended load, unstable position
|1||1602276.015||Fatality||Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices|