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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1500959.015 - Texcon General Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

Nr: 1500959.015Report ID: 0625400Open Date: 11/04/2020

Texcon General Contractors
Nuches Lane W Near Colson Roadnull
Bryan, TX 77803
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236115/New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)
Mailing: P.O. Box 138null, Kurten, TX 77862

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/04/2020
Emphasis: N:Trench, L:Constr6Close Case:05/25/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $23,211 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,211
Current Penalty $13,107 $0 $0 $5,462 $0 $18,569
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B04 04/30/2021 05/14/2021 $7,646 $9,557 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19260050 C 04/30/2021 06/17/2021 $5,462 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19260095 A 04/30/2021 05/06/2021 $5,462 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19260651 D 04/30/2021 05/06/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130899.015Event: 11/03/2020Employee In Excavation Is Struck By Falling Backhoe And Kill
At 4:50 p.m. on November 3, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a pipe line construction company, were laying reinforced concrete piping in an excavati on. Employee #1 was in the excavation and preparing to lay the next section of pipe. The coworker was operating a backhoe excavator, which he was positioning near the excavation to assist Employee #1. During this process, the coworker id led the backhoe's engine, which caused the backhoe to immediately move in revers e. The backhoe backed up and dropped into the excavation, striking Employee #1. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: backhoe, backing up, blunt force trauma, concrete pipe, construction, construction vehicle, equipment operator, excavation, excavator, falling object, installing, pipeline, struck by, undrgrd installation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1500959.015 Fatality Pipelayer

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