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Inspection: 313387995 - Lehigh Southwest Cement Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office

Nr: 313387995Report ID: 0950647Open Date: 10/29/2012

Lehigh Southwest Cement Co.
13573 E Tehachapi Blvd
Tehachapi, CA 93561
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3272/Concrete Products, Except Block and Brick
NAICS: 327390/Other Concrete Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/18/2013
Close Case:04/07/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $29,470 $0 $0 $635 $0 $30,105
Current Penalty $29,470 $0 $0 $635 $0 $30,105
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3339 B 03/20/2013 04/06/2013 $635 $635 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 5157 D05 03/20/2013 03/30/2013 $5,735 $5,735 $0 -
  3. 03001 Serious 6981 A 03/20/2013 03/30/2013 $5,735 $5,735 $0 -
  4. 04001 Serious 6973 D 03/20/2013 03/30/2013 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202457982Event: 10/01/2012Chunk Of Hardened Concrete Falls, Strikes And Fractures Leg
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 1, 2012, Employee #1, a 40-year-old male with Lehigh Southwest Cement Company was removing hardened material inside of the screening tower of the mining operation. Employee #1 was standing on a metal ledge inside of the screening tower, using a pickaxe to break free the hardened material. Employee #1 was standing below the material when it broke free. The hardened material fell; striking Employee #1's left leg. Employee #1 sustained a fracture to his left leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of this event. The employer was a cement mining operation. Employee #1 was a full time permanent employee.
Keywords: fracture, concrete mixer, struck by, falling object, concrete, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313387995 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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