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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126079607 - C.C.Myers Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 126079607Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 08/25/1999

C.C.Myers Inc.
N. Towne Ave. & E. Baseline Rd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
Mailing: 3286 Fitzgerald Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/11/2000
Close Case:09/09/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362547044    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $375 $0 $375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 342 A 02/14/2000 02/28/2000 $0 $250 $0 02/24/2000 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 2948 02/14/2000 02/28/2000 $0 $250 $0 02/24/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 2946 B03 02/14/2000 02/28/2000 $375 $4,500 $0 02/24/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201792652Event: 08/25/1999Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
Employee #1 and his foreman were using a Link-Belt Crane (Model No. HTC814, Serial No. 59H3- 617) to place concrete level pads next to an abutment. A third employee was operating the crane. After they had placed about 12 pads, the foreman told Employee #1 to use a square pad for the end of the abutment. The square pad had been placed under a stack of regular pads. Employee #1 hooked the regular pads, which were on top of the square one, to a sling suspended from the crane. As he was holding the sling with his hands, the crane apparently contacted an overhead power line, and Employee #1 received an electric shock, which knocked him unconscious. When he regained consciousness, he felt his whole body was burning. He was transported to a hospital and then transferred to a burn center, where he was hospitalized for 24 days with severe burns on his hands and his right foot.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e c, electric shock, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126079607 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Carpenters

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