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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308215862 - Pahrump Concrete, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas

Nr: 308215862Report ID: 0953220Open Date: 01/14/2005

Pahrump Concrete, Inc.
110 West Story Avenue
Pahrump, NV 89060
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Mailing: 2911 East Commercial, Pahrump, NV 89041

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/26/2005
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:03/31/2005
Emphasis: S:Construction

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101043362    

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 $2,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 618038502 01/31/2005 02/05/2005 $2,100 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 01/31/2005 03/05/2005 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201042082Event: 01/13/2005Employee'S Arm Is Amputated In Concrete Truck Mixer
On January 13, 2005, Employee #1, a concrete truck driver, arrived at a job site to pour footing concrete into an on-site concrete pump. After realizing that the concrete was too muddy, he climbed the ladder and added 50 pounds of lime to dry out the concrete mix. Employee #1 allowed the concrete mixer to run for approximately 15 minutes, checked the concrete, and again determined the concrete was too muddy. He climbed back up the ladder and added the contents of a 90-pound bag of cement into the upper hopper. While pouring cement, the bag slipped out of his hand. When he quickly reached for it, his right jacket arm became caught in the hopper, causing his arm to be pulled in. Employee #1 was hospitalized for an arm amputation at the elbow.
Keywords: amputated, cement powder, concrete truck, slip, caught by, concrete mixer, driver, arm, concrete, hopper
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308215862 Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

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