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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306583360 - King Construction Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Allentown

Nr: 306583360Report ID: 0317900Open Date: 08/23/2004

King Construction Llc
262 Tennessee Avenue
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238190/ Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
Mailing: 601 Overly Grove Road, New Holland, PA 17557

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/25/2004
Emphasis: S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:02/16/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260600 A06 01/13/2005 01/21/2005 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201320637Event: 08/23/2004One Employee Killed, One Hurt When Boom Strikes Power Line
On August 23, 2004, Employee #1, who was a co-owner of Lancaster Poured Walls, Inc., and a coworker were using a pumper truck to pour concrete into a foundation in West Conshohocken, PA. Employee #1 was holding a hose connected to the truck when the truck's boom, which was being operated by an employee of another company, contacted an overhead power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted. The coworker was standing nearby and sustained an electric shock, for which he was treated at the scene. The pumper truck had been set up over the power lines and contact was made when the pressure on the pumper was turned up.
Keywords: truck boom, electrocuted, boom truck, concrete form work, overhead power line, concrete truck, struck against, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306583360 Occupation not reported

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