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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303609937 - Western Quality Concrete Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 303609937Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 09/11/2000

Western Quality Concrete Inc
Sl International Airport, West Apron
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
Mailing: 340 S 1600 W, Mapleton, UT 84664

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/11/2000
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/30/2000
Emphasis: S:Amputations, S:Construction

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362652596    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $500 $0 $500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $500 $0 $500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 10005 C02 10/02/2000 10/17/2000 $500 $500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171059777Event: 09/04/2000Employee'S Foot Amputated When Run Over By Tracked Vehicle
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on September 4, 2000, Employee #1, age 18, was helping to pave the west runway apron at Salt Lake City International Airport. A coworker operating a tracked machine placed reinforcing metal baskets on the surface and a dump truck filled with concrete backed in to deliver its load. Employee #1's job was to slightly open the dump truck tailgate by tapping it with a hammer. At 5 ft 5 in. in height, he had to stand on the bars of the metal basket to reach the tailgate. His wet rubber boots slipped off the basket and he was thrown to the ground just as the tracked vehicle moved to its next position, crushing his left foot. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where his foot was surgically amputated.
Keywords: rubber boot, amputated, tailgate, vehicle, airport, slip, slippery surface, run over, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303609937 Hospitalized injury Amputation Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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