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Inspection: 102427085 - Holub Iron & Steel Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland

Nr: 102427085Report ID: 0522300Open Date: 02/25/1987

Holub Iron & Steel Co.
95 Columbia Court 1
Norton, OH 44203
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1795/Wrecking and Demolition Work
Mailing: 470 North Arlington Street, Akron, OH 44309

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/05/1987
Close Case:05/12/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360684088    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
Current Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260850 A 03/12/1987 04/22/1987 $560 $560 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14369433Event: 02/23/1987Employee Killed When Struck By Piece Of Falling Concrete
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A TORCH TO CUT UP SCRAP METAL LOCATED BETWEEN CONCRETE TANK BASES AT A TANK STORAGE FARM UNDER DEMOLITION. THE 14 TON CAUSTIC TANKS AND SUPPORTING BEAMS HAD ALREADY BEEN REMOVED. A PIECE OF CRACKED AND ERODED TANK BASE, ABOUT 5 FEET HIGH, 11 FEET LONG AND 12 TO 15 INCHES WIDE, TOPPLED OVER AND STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1. HIS HEAD WAS CRUSHED AGAINST THE ADJACENT 6 FOOT TANK BASE. THE EMPLOYEE WAS WEARING A HARD HAT.
Keywords: head, demolition, construction, crushed, struck by, concrete block, falling object, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102427085 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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