Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1503490.015 - Plumcore Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Mobile

 

Inspection Nr: 1503490.015
Report ID: 0418600
Open Date: 11/21/2020

Site Address:
Plumcore Inc.
200 Hand Ave.
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Mailing Address:
2605 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL 35071

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

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


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/12/2021

Emphasis:

Close Case:03/18/2021


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1692403
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131257.015
Event: 11/17/2020
Supervisor Demonstrating Task From Ladder Falls And Is Kille

At 8:45 a.m. on November 17, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an HV AC company, were working at a corrections center. They were upgrading the bolts on the metal panels that cover the ventilation duct system throughout the facil ity. The coworker had been working from an 8-foot A-frame ladder when Employee #1, who was the supervisor, had the coworker climb down and reposition the ladde r. Employee #1 then climbed to the fifth step to show the coworker how to prope rly drill the hole and apply pressure on the drill. During this demonstration, Employee #1 lost balance and, as the ladder began to slide out from under him, h e fell to the concrete floor, a fall height of 5 feet. Employee #1 sustained bl unt force traumatic injuries to his head, back, and sternum, and was killed.

Keywords:back, blunt force trauma, concrete, construction, drill operator, fall, fall protection, hvac, head, lost balance, maintenance, slid, stepladder, teacher

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1503490.015 Fatality Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters
Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close