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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1574165.015 - City Of Cape May City Beach Patrol

Inspection Information - Office: Nj Safety (Trenton)


Inspection Nr: 1574165.015
Report ID: 0253420
Date Opened: 09/14/2021

Site Address:
City Of Cape May City Beach Patrol
238 Beach Avenue
Cape May, NJ 08204

Mailing Address:
643 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 713990/All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/11/2022


Case Closed: 06/27/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1832323
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100132 D01 04/27/2022 06/14/2022 $5,000 $5,000 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 145502.015
Event: 08/19/2021
Employee Is Killed After Rescue Boat Flips Over

At 11:30 a.m. on August 19, 2021, an employee, a life guard, was rowing a Van Du yne surf boat between Hughes Beach and Reading Beach. Witnesses reported seeing the employee row the boat close to the shore at Reading Beach, entering into th e surf zone of crashing waves. Witnesses reported the employee was possibly att empting to row the boat back out into the ocean. The boat entered into the surf zone and became unstable. The employee was ejected from the boat, and the boat flipped over and struck the employee. The employee was killed and suffered uncon sciousness, head trauma, and chest trauma.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, boat, chest, head, overturn, struck by, tips over, unconsciousness

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1574165.015 Fatality
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