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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1629977.015 - Avadek Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Austin


Inspection Nr: 1629977.015
Report ID: 0625400
Date Opened: 10/21/2022

Site Address:
Avadek Inc.
2533 Midtown Park
Bryan, TX 77801

Mailing Address:
12130 Galveston Rd Bldg 1, Webster, TX 77598

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/22/2022

Emphasis: L:Constr6

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1962148 Yes Yes
Accident 1963097
Inspection 1629989 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $20,092 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,092
Current Penalty $20,092 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,092
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 19260020 B02 04/14/2023 05/10/2023 $10,046 $10,046 $0 05/10/2023 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19260502 D06 I 04/14/2023 05/10/2023 $10,046 $10,046 $0 05/10/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 155085.015
Event: 10/31/2022
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Canopy

At 6:00 a.m. on October 31, 2022, an employee was laying on a board attached to a counterweight realigning an aluminum metal canopy tubing above the entranceway of a sports complex. The employee had a harness, redactable lanyard, and wire r ope attached to the counterweight system. The aluminum tubing shifted and employ ee fell 35 feet to a cement walkway. The employee died due to multiple internal injuries to organs and fractures to his back, chest, pelvis, and legs.

Keywords:back, blunt force, blunt force trauma, chest, concrete surface, counterweight, equipment failure, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, fracture, harness, internal injuries, lanyard, leg, load shift, metal shee

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1629977.015 Fatality Construction Laborer
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