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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111167573 - Causey Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas

Nr: 111167573Report ID: 0953220Open Date: 07/09/1990

Causey Construction Company
36 Congressional Court
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1521/General Contractors-Single-Family Houses
Mailing: 3310 Sirius Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/17/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/14/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $1,280 $0 $0 $80 $0 $1,360
Current Penalty $200 $0 $0 $80 $0 $280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 08/02/1990 08/05/1990 $200 $1,280 $0 08/23/1990 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260600 A02 08/02/1990 08/05/1990 $0 $0 $0 08/23/1990 -
  3. 02001 Other 618055601 08/02/1990 08/05/1990 $80 $80 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 884916Event: 07/09/1990Employee Killed When Tire Explodes
Employee #1 was using a tire gauge with an inflation range of 12 to 48 psi to fill a tire that had a recommended inflation of 85 psi. The tire exploded and Employee #1 died instantly of massive head and brain trauma. Inadequate employee training, lack of a wheel/tire restraining device, and an inappropriate tire gauge contributed to the accident.
Keywords: head, work rules, construction, explosion, restraining device, inflating, struck by, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111167573 Fatality Other Supervisors; carpenters and related workers

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