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Inspection: 101025591 - Archway Steel Construction Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 101025591Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/07/1985

Archway Steel Construction Co Inc
2300 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: 1641 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/17/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/09/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360546063    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $960 $0 $0 $0 $0 $960
Current Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 A04 11/13/1985 11/16/1985 $240 $240 $0 12/10/1985 -
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19260750 B01 III 11/13/1985 11/16/1985 $360 $360 $0 12/10/1985 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19260750 B01 II 11/13/1985 11/16/1985 $360 $360 $0 12/10/1985 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 02001 Other 19260350 H 11/13/1985 11/18/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14377063Event: 10/07/1985Construction Employee Killed In Fall Down Elevator Shaft
ON OCTOBER 7, 1985, AT 10:10 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 FELL DOWN AN AN ELEVATOR SHAFT IN A BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION. EMPLOYEE #1, AN IRONWORKER, WAS STANDING ON TEMPORARY DECKING ASSISTING ANOTHER IRONWORKER. THE OTHER IRONWORKER WAS WORKING ON A FLOAT SCAFFOLD IN THE ELEVATOR SHAFT. THE OPENING AROUND THE SHAFT WAS GUARDED BY A SAFETY RAILING AS REQUIRED BY 1926.750 (B)(1)(III). AS EMPLOYEE #1 LEANED AGAINST THE RAILING, THE ANCHORAGE FOR THE SAFETY LINE (A WASHER WELDED TO A COLUMN) GAVE WAY. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL 50 FEET TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR OF THE ELEVATOR PIT. THE SAFETY LINE WAS IMPROPERLY ANCHORED. NO SAFETY NET WAS PROVIDED EVEN THOUGH THE POTENTIAL FALL DISTANCE EXCEEDED 25 FEET.
Keywords: guardrail, lifeline, elevator shaft, fall, scaffold, anchor, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101025591 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 101025591 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
3 101025591 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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