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Inspection: 315533349 - W A Rasic Construction Company Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 315533349Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 03/13/2013

W A Rasic Construction Company Inc
Gypsum Canyon
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 4150 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90807

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/06/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:02/01/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102822137    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $1,875 $0 $6,935
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 16150003 09/06/2013 09/11/2013 $0 $375 $0 09/26/2013 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 16150003 09/06/2013 09/11/2013 $0 $750 $0 09/26/2013 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 3. 01003 Other 16130009 A 09/06/2013 09/11/2013 $0 $750 $0 09/26/2013 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 4. 02001 Serious 1600 S 09/06/2013 09/24/2013 $0 $5,060 $0 09/26/2013 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202556551Event: 03/13/2013Machine Operator Is Injured While Removing Piles
On March 13, 2013, Employee #1, a heavy equipment operator employed by a large pipeline installation contractor, was operating an ABI Vibrating Hammer at a pipeline construction project. He was driving in piles and removing piles used to hold up shoring during a large excavation. As he removed one pile, the chain broke, and the pile fell. The pile landed on the edge of the ABI machine, injuring Employee #1. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for multiple fractures and a concussion. He required hospitalization for four days. This event was reported to Cal/OSHA on March 13, 2013 by both the employer and the local fire department. The subsequent investigation revealed that Employee #1 was an experienced ABI Vibrating Hammer operator, having worked for the employer in this capacity for 5.5 years.
Keywords: chain, excavation, fracture, support posts, pile driver, construction, struck by, concussion, falling object, broken chain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315533349 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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