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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 397823.015 - Lunda Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Appleton

Nr: 397823.015Report ID: 0521100Open Date: 04/20/2012

Lunda Construction Company
Hwy 41 South Of Scheuring Rd.
De Pere, WI 54115
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: Po Box 669, Black River Falls, WI 54615

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/20/2012
Close Case:07/31/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $21,000
Current Penalty $21,000 $21,000
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 10/10/2012 11/23/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19261403 A 10/10/2012 11/23/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19261404 A01 10/10/2012 11/23/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 15375.015Event: 04/20/2012Employee Crushed And Killed When Struck By Crane Boom
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on February 20, 2012, Employee #1 and a coworker were operating a crane at a road construction site. The coworker was not able to locate the appropriate rigging equipment to unload the booms sections, so he decided to use an alternate procedure of assembling the boom directly from the truck. Employee #1 and his coworker both connected the bottom pins to the first midsection of the boom. Employee#1 drove the truck forward and away from the crane until there was a 3-foot overlap of the boom and the semi-trailer. The coworker swung the crane to the right which moved it several feet beyond what was needed and then he reversed the controls, over-correcting, and swung the boom left past the truck where it struck Employee #1 in the chest. Employee #1 was knocked to the ground and his pelvis was crushed. Employee #1 was killed from his injuries.
Keywords: chest, crane boom, struck by, pelvis, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 397823.015 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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