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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105446553 - Edwin J. Ware & Son, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 105446553Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 04/29/1987

Edwin J. Ware & Son, Inc.
423 N. Limestone St.
Gaffney, SC 29340
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/18/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/29/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360775985    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $650 $0 $0 $0 $0 $650
Current Penalty $650 $0 $0 $0 $0 $650
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260404 F06 05/27/1987 06/01/1987 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260552 A01 05/27/1987 05/30/1987 $350 $350 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 50002 A 05/27/1987 05/30/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19260050 C 05/27/1987 06/29/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 734939Event: 04/28/1987Employee Killed In Fall From Roof
Employee #1 was standing on the roof of a 42 ft high three-story building, attempting to remove a 45 lb 5 gallon bucket of tar from a 400 lb Hoistmaster material hoist, model #12SD. The hoist started to fall and the employee attempted to catch it, but he was pulled off the roof, landing on the concrete sidewalk. Employee #1 received massive head injuries and was killed. A counterweight was not being used.
Keywords: head, roof, hoisting mechanism, counterbalance, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105446553 Fatality Other Roofers

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