Inspection: 1625551.015 - Furlong Excavating, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights
Furlong Excavating, Inc.
Corner Of N Poplar & Kerr St
Centralia, IL 62801
1046 State Route 37, Kell, IL 62853
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/26/2022
Case Closed: 04/27/2023
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001A||Serious||19260020 B01||03/20/2023||04/21/2023||$0||$3,349||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01001B||Serious||19260652 A01||03/20/2023||04/21/2023||$11,719||$15,625||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 10:30 a.m. on September 26, 2022, four employees were working in a public roa dway performing boring operations. The employees dug a trench that was approxima tely eight feet, nine inches in depth, thirty-four feet long, and twelve feet, n ine inches wide for placement of a boring machine. Two employees entered the exc avation to perform work. Employee #1 was bent over and using a hammer to drive a stake into the bottom of the excavation and Employee #2 was standing up, using a measuring device to obtain a measurement when the wall on the east side of the excavation broke loose and fell, engulfing the employees in the soil. Employee #1 was crushed under weight of the soil and completely engulfed. Employee #2 was buried up his waist in soil. One of the other employees heard Employee #2 yell and called emergency services. Emergency services arrived on the site to conduct excavation rescue operations. Employee #1 was declared dead on site due to trau matic crushing. Employee #2 suffered a fractured pelvis and was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords:boring machine, collapse, crushed, crushing, engulfed, excavation, fracture, pelvis, trench, trench box, trench digger
|2||1625551.015||Non Hospitalized injury||Excavating and loading machine operators|