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Inspection: 1629977.015 - Avadek Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Austin
2533 Midtown Park
Bryan, TX 77801
12130 Galveston Rd Bldg 1, Webster, TX 77598
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 10/22/2022
|#||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|
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