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Inspection: 310432612 - Tee Pee Contractors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Arizona Phoenix Sfty

Nr: 310432612Report ID: 0950411Open Date: 09/15/2006

Tee Pee Contractors, Inc.
9th Street And Jefferson Avenue
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1794/Excavation Work
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 11168, Casa Grande, AZ 85222

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/15/2006
Close Case:12/29/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B02 11/08/2006 11/14/2006 $7,000 $7,000 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260602 A04 11/08/2006 11/12/2006 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19260095 A 11/08/2006 11/14/2006 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201992641Event: 09/15/2006Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Backhoe
Employee #1 was cutting conduit in the base of a ground-level electrical service vault. The base consisted of a concrete reinforced fiberglass box that was approximately 2 feet deep. The metal top of the vault had not been installed. A coworker was moving a backhoe up to the site to backfill a trench leading to the vault. The coworker stopped the backhoe, turned the seat around, and started putting down the stabilizers. At this time, the backhoe started to move backward and ran into the vault base, crushing Employee #1 between the backhoe and the side of the vault. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: conduit, caught between, crushed, backhoe, backing up, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310432612 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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