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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100887058 - Southside Plumbing, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 100887058Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 11/27/1990

Southside Plumbing, Inc.
4323 North 37th Street
Omaha, NE 68111
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1711/Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning
Mailing: 2230 South 27th Street, Omaha, NE 68105

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/11/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:02/26/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,260
Current Penalty $630 $0 $0 $0 $0 $630
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B02 01/16/1991 01/18/1991 $630 $630 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 01/16/1991 01/18/1991 $630 $630 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14422240Event: 11/27/1990Employee Killed When Struck By Flying Pipe Section
Employee #1 was tightening the bolts on the flange of a 10 inch water line that was leaking due to testing of the lines under pressure. The pressure caused the pipe section to fly out, striking Employee #1 in the head. He was killed. No retainer guard had been installed on the outside foundation wall to keep the pipe in place.
Keywords: head, unsecured, work rules, construction, high pressure, pipeline, pipe, struck by, flying object, retaining wall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100887058 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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