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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1449180 - Empire Construction Co

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock

Nr: 1449180Report ID: 0627400Open Date: 07/06/1984

Empire Construction Co
Cactus Feeders
Cactus, TX 79013
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: Box 780, Stratford, TX 79084

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/06/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/16/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040008 09/24/1984 07/06/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19260550 A06 09/24/1984 10/24/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 19260550 B02 09/24/1984 10/24/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14413140Event: 06/28/1984Employee Killed When Personnel Basket Falls
A hydraulic crane was being used to lower a personnel basket carrying Employee #1 into the receiving leg of a feed lot. As the basket descended into the leg, it became caught on the side of the leg. This caused the crane's hook to slip out of the lifting eye of the basket, allowing it to fall 100 ft. Employee #1 died of injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: personnel cage, crane hook, unsecured, work rules, caught by, construction, fall, hydraulic crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1449180 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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