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Inspection: 111178034 - Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas

Nr: 111178034Report ID: 0953220Open Date: 11/07/1989

Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc.
5111 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: 120 North 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/07/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/07/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360764914    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 884700Event: 11/06/1989Employee Injured In Fall With Concrete Beam
Employee #1, the general manager of T.L. Smith of Chandler, Inc., a subcontractor specializing in concrete cutting, was supervising a job that involved cutting a 28 in. by 5 ft 1 in. concrete beam. This beam was supported by four metal joists 18 ft above the next floor level. Employee #1, who had been standing on a secured scaffold, climbed on top of the beam to watch the cutting. When the beam was cut through, it fell 18 ft, carrying the employee with it. He suffered several puncture wounds on his left side, arm, and leg. He was hospitalized for observation and released the next day.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, concrete beam, leg, puncture, construction, fall, arm, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111178034 Occupation Not Listed

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