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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,600
Current Penalty $7,560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,560
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/05/2009 03/24/2009 $3,780 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 03/05/2009 03/24/2009 $3,780 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200812790 Event: 01/27/2009Worker Is Killed After Being Struck By Pipe
At approximately 1:40 p.m. on January 27, 2009, Employee #1, of Venable's Construction, was unloading steel pipe from a trailer. He was using a stringing cable and Caterpillar Trackhoe to move the 40 feet long, 6.625 inch diameter pipe that weighed approximately 790 pounds. The trackhoe operator opened the door to speak with the spotter and accidently hit the controls releasing the suspended pipe. The pipe struck Employee #1 in the chest. He was hospitalized and died from his injuries.
Keywords: chest, crushed, pipe, struck by, backhoe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312473838 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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