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Inspection: 314741471 - Legacy Contracting Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 314741471Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 08/25/2010

Legacy Contracting Inc
I-5 At Shady Bridge Project
Roseburg, OR 97471
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: Po Box 7470, Salem, OR 97303

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/05/2010
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/18/2011

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $7,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,500
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 703007301 12/10/2010 12/15/2010 $3,500 $5,000 $0 01/13/2011 L - State Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 701076001 A 12/10/2010 12/20/2010 $500 $2,500 $0 01/13/2011 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201622974Event: 08/24/2010Employee Is Injured When Pinned Between Lift And Bridge
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 24, 2010, Employee #1 and a coworker were working from a Model Number TB-80 Snorkel lift to attach suspension cables to the underside of a bridge. As they were trying to make the final attachment, Employee #1 tried to slightly move the lift vertically. The lift jerked upward and sent Employee #1 into the controls, with the joystick in the extend position. Employee #1 was then apparently pinned between the lift and the underside of the bridge, with constant pressure. The coworker in the lift could not operate the upper controls. Therefore, he pushed down on the platform, with his back against the bridge, as others came to the rescue and lowered them to an awaiting skiff. Crew members performed CPR and administered first aid until EMS (emergency medical services) arrived and transported Employee #1 to a nearby hospital. Employee #1 sustained crushing injuries to his neck and shoulder (apparently bruises and abrasions), but was expected to recover. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: shoulder, cpr, abrasion, bridge, aerial lift, contusion, pinned, construction, neck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314741471 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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