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Inspection: 1604137.015 - 152130 - R. E. Bengel Sheet Metal Company

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh


Inspection Nr: 1604137.015
Report ID: 0453710
Date Opened: 06/23/2022

Site Address:
152130 - R. E. Bengel Sheet Metal Company
394 Ballast Point
Oriental, NC 28571

Mailing Address:
1311 North Craven Street, New Bern, NC 28560

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/13/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1910525
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $7,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,350
Current Penalty $7,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,350
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 19260452 K04 12/13/2022 12/19/2022 $1,000 $1,000 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19260454 A 12/13/2022 01/12/2023 $1,000 $1,000 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
3. 01003A Serious 19260501 B13 12/13/2022 12/19/2022 $4,350 $4,350 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
4. 01003B Serious 19260451 G01 I 12/13/2022 12/19/2022 $0 $0 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
5. 01004 Serious 19261053 B04 12/13/2022 12/19/2022 $1,000 $1,000 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147306.015
Event: 06/22/2022
Employee Falls Off Scaffold While Climbing Down, Later Dies

On June 22, 2022, an employee, who worked for a roofing contractor, was coming d own from a roof. The empoyee was on the walk-board of a ladder jack scaffold abo ut 5 feet off of the deck. The employer believes he may have been transitioning from the walk-board to the ladder when he fell. The employee struck the deck rai ling and then fell an additional 22 feet from the railing to the ground. The em ployee was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead later that afternoon.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, climbing, construction, deck, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, ladder, ladder jack scaffold, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, rail, scaffold, struck aga

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1604137.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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