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Inspection: 100234913 - Agate Construction Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Marlton

Nr: 100234913Report ID: 0213900Open Date: 09/08/1988

Agate Construction Company, Inc.
Nj/Dot Hwy Route Us 322 & Nj 50
Hamilton Twp. (Atlantic Co.), NJ 08330
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 1030 Route 83 Po Box107, Ocean View, NJ 08230

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/01/1988
Close Case:04/07/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 11/15/1988 11/18/1988 $1,000 $1,000 $0 12/06/1988 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B06 I 11/15/1988 11/18/1988 $1,000 $1,000 $0 12/06/1988 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14306880Event: 09/06/1988Employee Dies In Manhole After Inhaling Hydrogen Sulfide
Employee #1 attempted to rescue a coworker who had been overcome by gas inhalation in a 10 ft deep sewer manhole. Employee #1 was also overcome, most likely by hydrogen sulfide. He died on the scene.
Keywords: sewer, confined space, hydrogen sulfide, work rules, toxic atmosphere, construction, inhalation, manhole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100234913 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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