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Inspection: 18865568 - B&B Tunnelling Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 18865568Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 04/29/1987

B&B Tunnelling Inc
8200 Route 1
Jessup, MD 20794
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
Mailing: 6500 Mt Vernon Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/29/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/21/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360752919    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 5 4 12
Current Violations 2 1 4 4 11
Initial Penalty $960 $5,500 $3,440 $820 $0 $10,720
Current Penalty $960 $5,500 $2,560 $820 $0 $9,840
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Willful 19260550 A15 I 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $5,500 $5,500 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  2. 02001 Serious 19260021 B 2 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $520 $520 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  3. 03001 Serious 19260550 A 5 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $440 $440 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  4. 04001 Repeat 19260152 A 1 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $700 $700 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
Deleted 5. 04002 Repeat 19260450 A 2 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $880 $880 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  6. 04003 Repeat 19260450 A 9 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $880 $880 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  7. 04004 Repeat 19260450 A10 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $880 $880 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  8. 04005 Repeat 890032 H A 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $100 $100 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  9. 05001 Other 19260651 F 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $360 $360 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  10. 05002 Other 19260651 L 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $360 $360 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  11. 05003 Other 890032 M B 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $50 $50 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court
  12. 05004 Other 09123107 A 1 10/21/1987 10/24/1987 $50 $50 $0 11/16/1987 1 - State Lower Court

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14295836Event: 04/29/1987Electric Shock - Crane Boom Contact With Overhead Lines
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE GUIDING A BORING MACHINE ONTO A STEEL TRACK LOCATED IN A 10-FOOT-DEEP BY 30-FOOT-LONG BY 12-FOOT-WIDE PIT. THE MACHINE WAS BEING TRANSPORTED BY A BLH LIMA 20-TON LATTICE BOOM TRUCK CRANE (MODEL 300T, SERIAL NUMBER 341-8). ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES WAS THE FOREMAN; THE OTHER WAS SIGNALING THE CRANE OPERATOR FROM INSIDE THE PIT. AS IT WAS MOVING, THE CRANE BOOM CONTACTED A 13-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. (THE POSITION OF THE SUN MAY HAVE IMPAIRED THE VIEW OF THE POWER LINES.) THE FOREMAN WAS ELECTROCUTED. THE OTHER EMPLOYEE RECEIVED BURNS OF VARYING SEVERITY ON BOTH HIS HANDS.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, truck crane, electrocuted, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18865568 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Drillers, earth
2 18865568 Fatality Electric Shock Drillers, earth

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