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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309994093 - Blue Iron Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento M&T District Office

Nr: 309994093Report ID: 0950651Open Date: 08/16/2007

Blue Iron Inc
2000 Ft W Of Elkhorn Blvd & Levee Rd
Rio Linda, CA 95763
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
NAICS: 237990/Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Mailing: Po Box 736, Sacramento, CA 95691

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/30/2007
Emphasis: L:TunnelClose Case:02/19/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,400
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4992 09/07/2007 08/16/2007 $10,000 $14,400 $0 09/26/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201510526Event: 08/16/2007Employee'S Jaw Fractured When Struck By Falling Crane Boom
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on August 16, 2007, Employee #1, of Blue Iron, Inc., was disassembling a mobile lattice-boom crane. The crane boom was between 3 ft and 4 ft off the level ground and was supported by pendant cables, which ran from the struts on top of the car body to the end of the boom. Employee #1 was driving out the pins that held the bottom of the crane boom together. He had just driven out the second pin when the crane boom rotated around the two intact upper pins and then fell straight down, striking the right side of his face. Employee #1's jaw was fractured in two places.
Keywords: fracture, dismantling, unsecured, crane boom, mobile crane, construction, struck by, face, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309994093 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crane and tower operators

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