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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1602276.015 - Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office


Inspection Nr: 1602276.015
Report ID: 0950612
Date Opened: 06/14/2022

Site Address:
Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.
700 Los Esteros Rd.
San Jose, CA 95134

Mailing Address:
4650 Business Center Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/12/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1905879
Inspection 1602289 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $27,000 $0 $0 $500 $0 $27,500
Current Penalty $27,000 $0 $0 $500 $0 $27,500
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 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  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 146994.015
Event: 06/14/2022
Employee Is Killed, Pinned By Falling Pipe During Demolition

On June 14, 2022, an employee who worked as a Piperfitter was engaged in the dem olition of 36-inch pipe section. The valve pipe separted from the wall during de molition of the pipe. The employee was working on a crew with three coworkers c utting 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 ove rhead 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 emp loyer had failed to ensure the crew was clear of a load suspended aove them by s lings. 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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1602276.015 Fatality Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices
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