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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1257210.015 - Vulcan Construction & Maintenance, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 1257210.015Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 08/22/2017

Vulcan Construction & Maintenance, Inc.
4245 Arcadian Dr
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 236115/New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)
Mailing: 1010 W. Whitesbridge Avenue, Fresno, CA 93706

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/04/2018
Close Case:03/08/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1255888    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $59,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $59,400
Current Penalty $28,800 $0 $0 $515 $0 $29,315
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1509(A) 01/09/2018 $7,200 $7,200 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 1511(B) 01/09/2018 $515 $9,000 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 03001 Serious 1592(B) 01/09/2018 $0 $21,600 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 1593(H) 01/09/2018 $21,600 $21,600 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 98373.015Event: 08/22/2017Employee Is Struck By Backhoe And Amputates Leg
At 2:20 p.m. on August 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, and Coworker #1 were working at a multiemployer construction project that involved an excavation. Employee #1 was cleaning out residual debris from the excavation. Coworker #1, a backhoe operator, was preparing to drive the backhoe forward and out of the way. The machine's brakes disengaged, and the backhoe slid backwards, striking Employee #1 and pinning him between the backhoe and the excavation. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted, and his leg, which had been amputated, was treated.
Keywords: pinned, amputation, leg, excavation, construction, construction vehicle, cleaning, brake, backhoe, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257210.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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