Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 15185960 - Ron Lewis Const Co

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 15185960Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 10/29/1984

Ron Lewis Const Co
6 Mi S Of Beaver Ut 84713 Near Mi Marbor 1005
Beaver, UT 84713
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: Ron Lewis Const P O Box 57, Moapa Nev, 89025

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/30/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/01/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
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 CON010001 11/29/1984 10/29/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other CON05000208 11/29/1984 12/15/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14455356Event: 10/25/1984Employee Killed When Pinned Between Concrete Barriers
Employee #1 was helping to load concrete barriers from a road onto a flatbed trailer, or float. Each 12 ft long by 32 in. high barrier weighed between 4,500 and 4,700 lb. Three barriers had already been loaded; a fourth was being set on the flatbed by a 980B loader. Wire rope slings had been placed into grooves on the bottom at each end of the barrier and secured by metal pins. The two 3/7 in. thick slings were attached to the loader with a clevis. Employee #1 removed the sling from one end of the barrier and threw it in toward the loader, clear of the barrier. He then crossed under the loader's elevated bucket, removed the pin, and threw the second sling to the outside, away from the loader. As Employee #1 stepped back between two of the previously loaded barriers, the loader operator backed his vehicle away from the float. The sling that had been thrown away from the loader became caught on a bracket on the side of the float, causing the float to tip as the loader reversed. The barrier that had just been loaded slid, along with Employee #1, from the float to the ground. He became pinned between two of the barriers and was killed.
Keywords: loading, front end loader, pinned, work rules, caught by, construction, sling, trailer, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15185960 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.