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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1497025.015 - Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis


Inspection Nr: 1497025.015
Report ID: 0729300
Open Date: 10/07/2020

Site Address:
Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc.
8027 Forsyth Blvd.
Clayton, MO 63105

Mailing Address:
1341 North Rock Hill Road, Saint Louis, MO 63124

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/13/2020

Emphasis: L:Xfallelec

Close Case:04/27/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1669006 Yes Yes
Accident 1709104
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130263.015
Event: 10/05/2020
Employee Attached To Concrete Forming Panel Is Killed In Fal

At 7:30 a.m. on October 5, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was engaged in the construction of a new building. He was dismantling a steel DOKA concrete forming panel. Without first ensuring that the forming panel was connected to the tower crane and thus secured, the employee removed all structu ral t-bolts holding the forming panel upright . The forming panel broke loose f rom the concrete and fell to the ground. Employee #1, whose fall protection was attached to the forming panel, fell 19 feet and struck his head against the con crete surface. Employee #1 sustained blunt force traumatic injuries and was kil led.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, bolt, brain, concrete form work, construction, crane, demolition, dismantling, fall protection, fracture, head, panel, skull, struck against, structural collapse, unsecured panel, untrained

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1497025.015 Fatality Carpenter apprentices
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