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Inspection: 313513954 - Stammerrama General Engineering Contractors Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 313513954Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 08/24/2011

Stammerrama General Engineering Contractors Inc
Monterey Ave & Clancy Ln
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: Po Box 787, Alpine, CA 91903

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:02/23/2012
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,525 $0 $5,525
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,525 $0 $5,525
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 02/24/2012 03/21/2012 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1512 B 02/24/2012 03/21/2012 $350 $350 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3395 F01 02/24/2012 03/21/2012 $175 $175 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202633855Event: 08/23/2011Employee Dies From Unspecified Causes
On August 23, 2011, Employee #1 was working for his employer, an asphalt-paving contractor. The contractor was installing handicap access ramps, and was conducting asphalt-patching activities. The temperature was approximately 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Employee #1 was assigned the job of using a shovel to prepare the site for asphalt pouring. Employee #1 and his coworkers completed asphalt-paving activities, and began cleaning up the worksite. Coworker #1 noticed that Employee #1 was walking sluggishly, and told Employee #1 to go and sit in the pickup truck. Employee #1 sat in the idling pickup truck with the air conditioning running, and Coworker #1 brought Employee #1 a sports drink and some fruit. Coworker #2 was working a short distance away and he saw Employee #1 get out of the truck and walk towards him. Coworkers #1 and #2 walked to the truck at this time and they both told Employee #1 that they were almost finished and would be leaving soon. Coworkers #1 and #2 walked away, and Employee #1 collapsed. Coworkers #1 and #2 ran to Employee #1 to help and Coworker #1 called Emergency Services. Coworker #1 placed ice on Employee #1, who began to speak incoherently and vomited. Employee #1 then became nonresponsive and Emergency Services were called again. Paramedics arrived and transported Employee #1 to Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, CA. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at 1:43 p.m. The cause of death was determined by the coroner to be not heat-related; therefore, this incident is classified as nonoccupational. The actual cause of death was not specified. No violations of the California Code of Regulations Title 8 were determined to have contributed to the employee's death.
Keywords: collapse, asphalt, vomit
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313513954 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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