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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103283263 - Huff Painting Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 103283263Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 09/13/1989

Huff Painting Company, Inc.
5300 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1721/Painting and Paper Hanging
Mailing: Route 2, Box 82, Brighton, IL 62012

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/19/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/20/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $140 $0 $0 $0 $0 $140
Current Penalty $140 $0 $0 $0 $0 $140
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260105 A 10/02/1989 10/05/1989 $140 $140 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19260059 E01 10/02/1989 12/04/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19260450 A05 10/02/1989 10/13/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14383186Event: 09/11/1989Employee Killed In Fall From Water Tower Ladder
At 11:45 a.m. on September 11, 1989, Employee #1 had climbed 106 ft to the top of a water tower's fixed ladder using a safety belt and ladder climbing device. The employee unhooked the climbing device to crawl through a small tank access manhole. He apparently slipped or lost his balance and fell backward down the ladder to the ground. Employee #1 died of head and body injuries.
Keywords: head, water tower, work rules, slip, construction, fixed ladder, fall, lost balance, tie-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103283263 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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