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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304713860 - Hill Brothers Construction Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 304713860Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 04/11/2002

Hill Brothers Construction Co.
Hwy 78 Rail Road Bridge In Cordova, Al
Cordova, AL 35550
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
Mailing: P.O. Box 131, Falkner, MS 38629

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/30/2002
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/18/2002
Emphasis: S:Construction, S:Construction Fatalities

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Current Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $8,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260251 E08 III 05/30/2002 06/04/2002 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19260502 D21 05/30/2002 06/04/2002 $2,000 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260703 D01 05/30/2002 06/04/2002 $6,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201271442Event: 04/11/2002Employee Killed When Rebar Structure Collapses
On April 11, 2002, Employee #1 and two coworkers completed tying 30-ft sections of number 11 rebar for a bridge column. The cylindrical rebar structure collapsed, crushing and killing Employee #1 when the portion of rebar he was on fell on a concrete anchor block used to attach guy lines to plumb the structure as the concrete sets. The coworkers sustained minor injuries.
Keywords: anchor, bridge column, rebar, collapse, blocks, crushed, bridge, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304713860 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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