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Inspection: 2770865 - 3-D Enterprises Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 2770865Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 02/04/1988

3-D Enterprises Inc
2400 Richmond Road
Lexington, KY 40502
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P O Box 12588, Lexington, KY 40583

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/29/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/13/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360208086    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $780 $0 $0 $0 $0 $780
Current Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 338003101 A 04/14/1988 02/04/1988 $420 $420 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 01002 Serious 19260251 C04 III 04/14/1988 02/04/1988 $360 $360 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19260251 A01 04/14/1988 02/04/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19260251 C02 04/14/1988 02/04/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 994079Event: 02/04/1988Construction Worker Killed When Struck By Falling Truss
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CONNECTING A 2 LEG WIRE ROPE SLING WITH 2 HOOK ATTACHMENTS TO A STEEL TRUSS BEAM. THE SLING WAS CONNECTED TO A MASTER RING ATTACHED TO THE BUCKET OF A HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AS THE EMPLOYEE WAS ATTEMPTING TO HOOK THE SECOND HOOK OF THE SLING TO THE LOAD. THE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR WAS WEARING A TOOL POUCH WITH A HAMMER HANGING FROM ITS SIDE. HE APPARENTLY STOOD UP INSIDE THE CAB TO BETTER INSTRUCT EMPLOYEE #1. AS HE SAT DOWN, THE HANDLE OF THE HAMMER CAUGHT THE CONTROLS, CAUSING THE BOOM AND BUCKET TO SWING TO THE RIGHT. THE BEAM ROLLED OVER AND STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, CRUSHING HIM TO DEATH.
Keywords: steel beam, truss, work rules, control lever, construction, excavator, struck by, falling object, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2770865 Fatality Fracture Carpenters

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