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Inspection: 311468730 - Daedalus Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 311468730Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 10/16/2009

Daedalus Construction Company
10405 J Street
Omaha, NE 68127
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Mailing: 4229 Lafayette Ave, Omaha, NE 68131

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/22/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/07/2009
Emphasis: L:Xfallelec, S:Commercial Constr, S:Electrical

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral202941266 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $7,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,500
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260020 B02 11/02/2009 12/06/2009 $1,250 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19260021 B02 11/02/2009 12/06/2009 $1,250 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260702 H 11/02/2009 11/20/2009 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200053643Event: 10/16/2009Employee Is Shocked And Burned After Contacting Power Line
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on October 16, 2009, Employee #1 was conducting finishing work on a concrete L shaped pad, approximately 60 ft long and 30 ft wide. He was using a mop bull float, with 5 handles attached measuring approximately 30 ft in length. The temperature was 45 degrees Fahrenheit with overcast skies. He elevated the handle and came in contact with an 8,000 Kv overhead power line that was approximately 26 ft above the working surface. He was severely shocked, resulting in temporary loss of ability to breath and heartbeat. Employee #1 was hospitalized for electrical shock and burns.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, struck against, construction, electric shock, hand tool, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311468730 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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