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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304230931 - Jottan Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3


Inspection Nr: 304230931
Report ID: 0352430
Date Opened: 03/09/2001

Site Address:
Jottan Inc.
27 Fredrick Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228

Mailing Address:
2280 Cecil Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/05/2001

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Case Closed: 08/30/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100967983
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,200
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
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 19260454 A 06/28/2001 07/31/2001 $800 $2,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 202329793
Event: 03/08/2001
Employee'S Leg Fractured In Fall From Bosun'S Chair

On March 8, 2001, Employee #1, a mechanic, was in a boatwain's chair suspended by a 100 ft long nylon rope that was tied to the frame of a Trane heat pump situated on the roof. He was just beginning to caulk around a window when the chair failed and he fell approximately 35 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures to his right leg and knee, for which he was hospitalized.

Keywords:fracture, bosun chair, mechanic, construction, equipment failure, fall, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304230931 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.
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