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Inspection: 107850398 - Kloefkorn-Ballard Construction/Development Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Wyoming


Inspection Nr: 107850398
Report ID: 0855610
Date Opened: 10/20/1988

Site Address:
Kloefkorn-Ballard Construction/Development Inc
Wyo. Indian High School
Ethete, WY 82520

Mailing Address:
636 Blue Sky, Ethete, WY 82520

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Unprog Rel

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/25/1988

Emphasis: L:Constr

Case Closed: 01/05/1989

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360608210
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $950 $0 $0 $0 $0 $950
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious CO030009 A 11/04/1988 11/01/1988 $400 $400 $0 -  
2. 01002 Other CO080003 C 11/04/1988 11/01/1988 $0 $150 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious CO130001 B01 11/04/1988 10/20/1988 $400 $400 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 733733
Event: 10/18/1988
Employee Killed In Fall Through Roof Hole

The employer was hoisting and placing a mechanical air handling unit on the roof of a building under construction. Employee #1 and a coworker were assigned to control the unit's tag lines during hoisting, then to assist other employees on the roof while the unit was placed on it. While on the roof preparing to assist the other employees, Employee #1 fell 24 1/2 ft through a hole in the roof decking. An entire sheet of roof decking, 30 inches wide and about 25 feet in length, was missing. Employee #1 died from broken ribs that punctured his heart and lungs.

Keywords:roof decking, roof opening cover, lung, puncture, heart, fall, rib, fracture, roof, construction

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107850398 Occupation Not Listed
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