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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,280
Current Penalty $1,280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260500 G05 10/31/1988 11/03/1988 $640 $640 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260500 G05 VI 10/31/1988 11/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19260500 G01 10/31/1988 11/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01002A Serious 19260500 G06 I 10/31/1988 11/03/1988 $640 $640 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01002B Serious 19260500 G06 II 10/31/1988 12/01/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14335582 Event: 05/23/1988Employee Dies In Fall From Roof In Wind Gust
Employee #1 and two coworkers were working on a flat roof in the roof's material handling or material storage area when a gust of wind lifted several sheets of roof deck insulation (sheathing). The employee threw his body across the stack of sheathing to keep the wind from blowing them off the roof. The wind picked up several sheets of the roof sheathing, with the employee on them, and carried the employee and the sheathing off the roof. Employee #1 was killed when he fell 24 feet to the ground. The roof's material handling and/or storage area was not equipped with guardrails, and the employees were not wearing or using safety belts and lanyards.
Keywords: high wind, guardrail, roof, safety belt, construction, lanyard, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101630366 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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