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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1278968.015 - Ballard Contractors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1278968.015Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 11/21/2017

Ballard Contractors, Inc.
12268 Lavender Roadnull
Moundville, AL 35474
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Mailing: 12268 Lavender Roadnull, Moundville, AL 35474

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/21/2017
Close Case:05/15/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1284493 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,054 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,054
Current Penalty $6,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,338
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C01 03/22/2018 04/17/2018 $6,338 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100969.015Event: 11/09/2017Employee Involved In Truck Maintenance Has Six Fingers Amput
At 6:00 p.m. on November 9, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a con struction company, were working at the employer's location. Coworker #1 was doi ng maintenance work on a company pump truck and replacing the seals of a piston, and Employee #1 was assisting. As Employee #1 held the piston cup with both ha nds, the hydraulic cylinder engaged, and Employee #1's fingers were caught betwe en the piston cup and the sleeve cylinder. Three fingers from each hand were am putated. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation of six fingers.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, construction, construction vehicle, finger, hydraulic cylinder, maintenance, piston, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278968.015 Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Skidsteer/Bobcat

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