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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1539789.015 - Blackwing Blasting, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Englewood

Nr: 1539789.015Report ID: 0830600Open Date: 06/30/2021

Blackwing Blasting, Inc.
Hwy 50 Between Gunnison And Montrose
Gunnison, CO 81230
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423320/ Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: Po Box 998, Divide, CO 80814

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/01/2021
Emphasis: L:WorkzoneClose Case:12/28/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1541080 Yes  
 Inspection1541086 Yes  
 Inspection1546878 Yes  
 Inspection1541083 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136791.015Event: 06/29/2021Employee Is Killed By Falling Boulder
At 11:15 a.m. on June 29, 2021, an employee was performing rock fall mitigation by scaling the side of a mountain using a mini excavator. While the employee was ascending, the side of the mountain collapsed and a boulder approximately 15 fe et in size fell and crushed the employee inside the mini excavator. The employe e was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, boulder, crushed, excavator, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1539789.015 Fatality Explosives workers

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