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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 456114.015 - Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: San Antonio

Nr: 456114.015Report ID: 0625500Open Date: 06/04/2012

Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc.
Highway 281 And Loop 1604 Interchangejob #466
San Antonio, TX 78232
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: 3800 Milamnull, Houston, TX 77006

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/30/2012
Emphasis: L:Constr6Close Case:08/15/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident380088    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $20,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,200
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $5,600 $0 $12,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260501 B04 I 11/30/2012 08/20/2013 $7,000 $7,000 $0 12/20/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19260502 D16 III 11/30/2012 12/20/2012 $6,600 $6,600 $0 12/20/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 19260503 C 11/30/2012 08/20/2013 $5,600 $6,600 $0 12/20/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 18515.015Event: 06/04/2012Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Opening To The Highway Be
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on June 4, 2012, an employee was carrying a sheet of permanent metal decking that was to be installed over a hole on a highway that w as under construction. The employee and a coworker were installing permanent met al decking over a drainage opening on an elevated section of highway. The recta ngular drainage opening measured approximately 8-ft. in length by 6-ft. across. Two sections of permanent metal decking had already been installed with each se ction measuring approximately 31-in by 81-in, with two sections installed only a n opening of approximately 31-in by 81-in remained. As the workers approached t he opening, they positioned themselves on opposite sides of the opening with the permanent metal decking held between them. The coworker crouched down to tie o ff to a loop of rebar that had been placed into the concrete. After he tied off , he held the metal decking with both hands, and suddenly felt it pull away from him. As he looked up, he saw the Employee #1 fall through the opening that was to be covered. The Employee #1 fell approximately 50-ft. and was killed.
Keywords: fall, floor hole, unguarded fl opening
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 456114.015 Fatality Construction laborers

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