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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315980623 - Blooming Prairie Well Co

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 315980623Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 09/27/2011

Blooming Prairie Well Co
7430 Highway 30 E
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4941/Water Supply
NAICS: 221310/Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
Mailing: 324 2nd Ave Ne - Po Box 593,, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/29/2011
Close Case:02/09/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,925 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,925
Current Penalty $1,925 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,925
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100132 D01 01/03/2012 01/27/2012 $1,925 $1,925 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100135 A01 01/03/2012 01/27/2012 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200515450Event: 09/27/2011Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Weight
On September 27, 2011, Employee #1 was preparing to pull an old pump from a well to either repair or replace it. To do this, he was raising the pump truck's hoist with the truck's hydraulic system and a cable with a 35 lb weight on the end of the cable. While Employee #1 was standing at the hoist controls at the rear of the truck, the cable broke. The weight fell, struck his head, and killed him. Employee #1 was not using a hard hat at the time of the incident.
Keywords: head, maintenance, hard hat, repair, boom, well, hoist, falling object, pump, hoistline
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315980623 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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