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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 15134547 - Republic Contracting Corp

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 15134547Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 02/13/1984

Republic Contracting Corp
Wexford Plantation
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: Republic Contracting Corp P O 9167, Cola, SC 29290

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/15/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/08/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360023774    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
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
Deleted 1. 06001A Serious 19260550 A05 05/18/1984 05/23/1984 $420 $420 $0 06/04/1984 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 06001B Serious 19260550 A07 I 05/18/1984 05/23/1984 $0 $0 $0 06/04/1984 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 06001C Serious 19260550 A07 II 05/18/1984 05/23/1984 $0 $0 $0 06/04/1984 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14567408Event: 02/10/1984Boom Cable Snapped, Boom Fell, Striking Employee
A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY WAS USING A CRANE TO PLACE GRANITE RIP RAP ALONG THE BANKS OF A CANAL. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSIGNED TO WORK ON THE BANK, PLACING THE ROCKS AFTER THEY WERE DUMPED BY THE CRANE. THE CRANE OPERATOR WAS SWINGING A LOAD TO THE RIGHT AND BOOMING DOWN WHEN THE BOOM CABLE SNAPPED. THE BOOM FELL, STRIKING EMPLOYEE # 1 ON THE HEAD. THE BOOM CABLE WAS WORN AND HAD 10 BROKEN STRANDS.
Keywords: head, boom, crane boom, broken cable, struck by, boom support cable, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15134547 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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