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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119517407 - R & F Construction, Ltd.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 119517407Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 12/06/1994

R & F Construction, Ltd.
3500 Block Of Mondawmin Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 12806 Gent Road, Baltimore, MD 21136

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/07/1994
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/03/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361017866    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $1,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,800
Current Penalty $675 $0 $0 $100 $0 $775
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B01 04/18/1995 05/11/1995 $300 $300 $0 05/17/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260020 B02 04/18/1995 04/19/1995 $0 $0 $0 05/17/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19260021 B02 04/18/1995 04/21/1995 $100 $750 $0 05/17/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 03001 Serious 19260602 A09 II 04/18/1995 04/19/1995 $375 $750 $0 05/17/1995 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170067383Event: 12/06/1995Contact With Overhead Guy Thru Boom
A work crew was installing sanitary lines and was performing temporary road repair. One of the employees was operating a Caterpillar excavator (Model No. 225, Serial No. 5/U1807). He was walking it down the west end of a street with its boom raised 15 feet, 3 inches above the asphalt road surface. The boom struck a guy and a cable television cable. This caused a class IV utility pole to break and another to need straightening. Additionally, a fuse for a 25-kilowatt transformer had to be replaced. No one was injured.
Keywords: backhoe boom, electrical, communication cable, e gi ia, guy, utility pole, backhoe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119517407 Occupation Not Listed

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