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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1489238.015 - Jozefko Construction Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan


Inspection Nr: 1489238.015
Report ID: 0215000
Open Date: 08/20/2020

Site Address:
Jozefko Construction Inc.
1465 56th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219

Mailing Address:
1854 65th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11204

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 236115/New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/20/2020

Emphasis: L:Fall

Close Case:08/12/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1648103 Yes Yes
Accident 1651147
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,096
Current Penalty $3,686 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,686
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 B13 02/18/2021 $3,686 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128841.015
Event: 08/20/2020
Employee Dies After Falling Through Floor Opening

At 1:30 p.m. on August 20, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a const ruction company, were working at a four-story multifamily residential constructi on project. They was dismantling framing around a bathroom floor opening as a r esult of design plan changes. Employee #1, who was wearing a hardhat but no fal l protection, fell through the unsecured 3-foot by 3-foot floor opening, a fall height of 10 feet, and struck his head on the stairs below the opening. He sust ained blunt force traumatic head injuries. Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, brain, dismantling, fall, fall protection, floor opening, framing, hard hat, head, residential construction, struck against, unguarded fl opening, unsecured

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489238.015 Fatality Construction laborers
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