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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1150110.015 - 130210 - Carolina Industrial Contracting, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh


Inspection Nr: 1150110.015
Report ID: 0453710
Open Date: 05/24/2016

Site Address:
130210 - Carolina Industrial Contracting, Inc.
6400 Durham Rd
Timberlake, NC 27583

Mailing Address:
Po Box 3631, Sanford, NC 27331

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/27/2016


Close Case:11/01/2016

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1094872
Inspection 1300836 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
Current Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260501 A02 09/30/2016 10/04/2016 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01002 Serious 19260501 B01 09/30/2016 10/04/2016 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued  
3. 01003 Serious 19260850 A 09/30/2016 10/04/2016 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 85550.015
Event: 05/24/2016
Employee Falls And Is Killed

On May 24, 2016, a crew of 4 and the supervisor of the company were tasked with the dis-assembly and relocation of the quality lab. The lab is designed to be mo ved and its dimensions are 24 feet by 24 feet by 9 feet. The quality lab was lo cated inside the facility. The roof of the lab consisted of metal (tin) panels a ttached with screws to metal purlins. The purlins are spaced approximately four feet apart. The purlins are 24 inches long, 9 feet thick, and 2 feet wide. The metal panels are attached with screws to the 2 inch side of the purlin. Employe e #1 and another employee accessed the roof using a ladder. Employee #1 and anot her employee were directed by the supervisor of the company to start removing th e screws that attached the metal panels to the purlins. The screws of approximat ely 3 panels had been removed. Employee #1 stepped on one of those panels with t he screws removed. The panel buckled and collapsed allowing Employee #1 to fall approximately six feet. Employee #1 landed on a measurement tool sitting on a p recision granite calibration table. The measurement tool impaled Employee #1 in the chest causing uncontrollable bleeding that resulted in his death.

Keywords:chest, fall, impaled

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1150110.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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