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Inspection: 1490675.015 - Eastern Constructors Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2

 

Inspection Nr: 1490675.015
Report ID: 0355112
Open Date: 08/29/2020

Site Address:
Eastern Constructors Incorporated
Amazon Ditribution Center 2020 Northgate Commerce Parkway
Suffolk, VA 23435

Mailing Address:
38004 Cornerview Rd, Geismar, LA 70734

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference:

Emphasis: S:Fri

Close Case:


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1653325
Inspection 1495925 Yes
Inspection 1495727 Yes
Inspection 1495913 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $37,770 $132,764 $0 $0 $0 $170,534
Current Penalty $37,770 $132,764 $0 $0 $0 $170,534
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. 01001A Serious 19260351 B04 02/22/2021 $11,220 $11,220 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
2. 01001B Serious 19260404 F06 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
3. 01002 Serious 19260754 A 02/22/2021 $13,275 $13,275 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
4. 01003A Serious 19260754 B02 02/22/2021 $13,275 $13,275 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
5. 01003B Serious 19260755 A01 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
6. 01003C Serious 19260755 A04 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
7. 01003D Serious 19260757 A01 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
8. 01003E Serious 19260757 A10 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
9. 01003F Serious 19260757 B02 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
10. 01003G Serious 19260757 E04 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
11. 01003H Serious 19260757 E05 02/22/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  
12. 02001 Willful 19260755 A03 02/22/2021 $132,764 $132,764 $0 03/15/2021 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129091.015
Event: 08/30/2020
Two Employees Fall And Are Killed When Structure Collapses

At 2:10 p.m. on August 30, 2020, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were performing str uctural steel operations on a new building. The employees used aerial lifts to g ain access to the fifth floor to being connecting a structural steel beam to the fifth floor roof. The crane began to hoist the steel beam into position when th e structure collapsed. The falling materials struck the aerial lifts containing Employees #1 and #2, causing them to fall approximately fifty-four feet. Both em ployees were killed by blunt force trauma to their entire bodies.

Keywords:aerial lift, blunt force trauma, building collapse, connector, fall, falling object, steel, steel beam, steel connecting, steel erection, struck by, structural collapse

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490675.015 Fatality Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker
2 1490675.015 Fatality Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker
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