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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1224601.015 - Torres Iron Work, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 1224601.015Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 04/12/2017

Torres Iron Work, Inc.
10710 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 13748 Desmond Street, Pacoima, CA 91331

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/01/2017
Close Case:05/03/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1196334    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 09/01/2017 $5,000 $5,000 $0 09/19/2017 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97512.015Event: 03/15/2017Worker Is Struck And Injured By Concrete Pump
At 1:12 p.m. on March 15, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a welding company, and Coworker #1, the site superintendent for the general contractor, were working at a multiemployer residential construction project. Employee #1 was walking across the site's driveway. Coworker #1 was operating a Melroe/Ingersoll-Rand Bobcat skid steer-type haulage vehicle, with a Trojan Model P 60 concrete pump attached by chain to the skid steer's bucket. He was attempting to move the large concrete pump, which belonged to a concrete subcontractor, to the top of the steep driveway. At the top of the hill, the concrete pump began rolling backward, detached from the bucket, and rolled down the hill, striking Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple serious injuries. Walking across the driveway at the residential construction site. Site superintendent for general contractor was attempting to move a large concrete pump to the top of the driveway using a Bobcat skid steer. At the top of the hill the concrete pump came loose and rolled down the hill striking an employee of one of the subcontractors. Fractures to both legs requiring surgery and hospitalization in excess of 24 hours. Struck-by accident.
Keywords: skidder, concrete truck, residential construction, powered industrial vehicle, construction vehicle, struck by, steep grade, chain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224601.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction Laborer

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