Inspection: 18155747 - Zurn-Nepco National Energy Production Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse
Nr: 18155747Report ID:0215800Open Date: 06/09/1992
Zurn-Nepco National Energy Production Corp.
Remington Ave.
Ilion, NY 13357
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 18578 N.E. 67th. Court, Redmond, WA 98052
Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:CompleteAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:06/19/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:09/08/1992
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral901212605 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5




5
Current Violations 5




5
Initial Penalty 8500




8500
Current Penalty 6000




6000
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01002 Serious 19260152 G04 07/29/1992 08/03/1992 $1200 $1700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01003 Serious 19260350 J 07/29/1992 08/03/1992 $1200 $1700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01005 Serious 19260651 K01 07/29/1992 08/03/1992 $1200 $1700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01006 Serious 19260652 A01 07/29/1992 08/03/1992 $1200 $1700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01007 Serious 19261051 A 07/29/1992 08/03/1992 $1200 $1700 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170395701Event: 06/09/1992Employee Injured In Trench Cave-In
At approximately 8:10 a.m. on May 27, Employee #1 was preparing to install storm sewer piping in a trench that was 20 ft long by 5 ft wide by 4 ft 8 in. deep. A large tree stump, which had been deeply buried, was now located near the surface of the excavation face, covered by only a few inches of earth. The tree stump was not visible in the excavation face. It was raining. Employee #1 was working in the excavation near the tree stump when the earth near the tree stump collapsed and struck him on the lower left leg, breaking his patella. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: construction, installing, sewer, work rules, trench, unstable soil, shoring, cave-in, fracture, knee
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
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