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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306583378 - Lancaster Poured Walls Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Allentown

Nr: 306583378Report ID: 0317900Open Date: 08/23/2004

Lancaster Poured Walls Inc.
262 Tennessee Avenue
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Mailing: 2542 Horseshoe Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/31/2004
Close Case:02/28/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101320794    
 Referral201322401 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,700
Current Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,700
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 01/26/2005 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260652 A01 01/13/2005 01/26/2005 $750 $750 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19260050 C 01/13/2005 03/24/2005 $450 $450 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19040002 A 01/13/2005 01/26/2005 $0 $0 $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 306583378 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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