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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1604112.015 - Bcomm Constructors Llc.

Inspection Information - Office: San Antonio


Inspection Nr: 1604112.015
Report ID: 0625500
Date Opened: 06/24/2022

Site Address:
Bcomm Constructors Llc.
10451 Fork Creek
San Antonio, TX 78245

Mailing Address:
1010 Creekview Dr., San Antonio, TX 78219

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 06/24/2022

Emphasis: P:Heatnep, N:Heatnep, L:Constr6, L:Hotdays

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1910877
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,052 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,052
Current Penalty $13,052 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,052
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 Serious 5A0001 12/21/2022 01/11/2023 $13,052 $13,052 $0 01/16/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147304.015
Event: 06/23/2022
Employee Passes Out Due To Severe Heat Stroke, Later Dies

At 5:24 p.m. on June 23, 2022, an employee had been performing soft scaping (han d digging with a shovel) in direct heat with no shade. The employee was in the p rocess of moving fiber optic cable from the street to behind a curb in a grassy area. The goal was for the employee to bury the cable about 12 inches into the g round. The employee complained of feeling tired and was also experiencing crampi ng. Due to these complaints, the employer took the employee off the digging cre w and sent him with a coworker (vac truck operator) to dump a load. When the emp loyee returned from dumping the vac truck, he began performing soft scaping agai n. Shortly after, the employee became combative and the police were called. The employee continued to be aggressive, was refusing aid, then passed out and was unresponsive. EMS was called and the employee was transported to the hopsital a nd died the following day. The employee had been diagnosed with severe heat stro ke and had a core temperature of 110 degrees Fahrenheit.

Keywords:construction, cramp, heat, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, high temperature, loss of consciousness, lost consciousness, optical fiber cable, overheated, telecom work, temperature, trench digger, unresponsive, weather

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1604112.015 Fatality Construction laborers
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