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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107159477 - 4c Fabrication, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh

Nr: 107159477Report ID: 0317500Open Date: 03/25/1991

4c Fabrication, Inc.
25th & Walnut Streets
Mckeesport, PA 15134
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3446/Architectural and Ornamental Metal Work
Mailing: P.O. Box 429, Mckeesport, PA 15134

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/18/1991
Close Case:06/27/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 05/03/1991 05/09/1991 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100179 N02 II 05/03/1991 05/09/1991 $1,050 $1,050 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100179 N03 I 05/03/1991 05/09/1991 $1,050 $1,050 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14323752Event: 03/21/1991Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Metal Grate
On March 21, 1991, Employee #1 was standing near a table against which two metal grates were leaning, one on each side. One grate had been spot-welded to a gusset against the table. The grate on the other side, which weighed 3000 lb and measured approximately 8 ft by 9 ft, was being lifted by a Merrill-USA 1-ton plate clamp attached to an Alliance 15-ton overhead crane. This grate struck the steel table, causing the other grate to collapse backward away from the table, striking Employee #1 and killing him.
Keywords: suspended load, grating, inattention, struck against, struck by, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107159477 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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