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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1499007.015 - Quackenbush Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo


Inspection Nr: 1499007.015
Report ID: 0213600
Open Date: 10/22/2020

Site Address:
Quackenbush Co., Inc.
9 Black Rock Harbor
Buffalo, NY 14207

Mailing Address:
495 Kennedy Road, Buffalo, NY 14227

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/15/2021

Emphasis: L:Fall

Close Case:05/11/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1677282
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,557 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,557
Current Penalty $9,557 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,557
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 19100029 E02 04/15/2021 $9,557 $9,557 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130601.015
Event: 10/22/2020
Employee Falls Into Sewer System Pit And Drowns

At 11:00 a.m. on October 22, 2020, Employee #1 was working on a construction pro ject for an existing water/sewage treatment plant. As he moved a diamond plate cover, he lost his balance and fell into the sewage pit, a fall height of 15 fee t. Employee #1 drowned.

Keywords:construction, drown, fall, fall protection, lost balance, manhole cover, sewer, steel plate, water

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1499007.015 Fatality Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
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