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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107694671 - International Chimney Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse

Nr: 107694671Report ID: 0215800Open Date: 03/07/2001

International Chimney Corp.
Syracuse Steam Plant, 520 East Taylor St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 55 South Long Street, P.O. Box 260, Buffalo, NY 14231

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2001
Emphasis: L:Fall, S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:10/01/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100880855    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $8,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,400
Current Penalty $5,880 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,880
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 D09 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $840 $1,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19260451 F17 II 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $840 $1,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260451 F17 III 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002C Serious 19260451 F17 IV 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003 Serious 19261053 A19 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $2,100 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004 Serious 19261053 B22 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $2,100 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 02001 Other 19260404 F06 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02002 Other 19260405 G02 IV 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200880565Event: 03/07/2001Employee Dies When He Falls From A Ladder
Employee #1 climbed to the top of a scaling ladder attached to a metal chimney approximately 200 ft high. He was installing a support wire for the installation of a repair bracket scaffold system. He was wearing a full body safety harness with a single lanyard; however the lanyard was not connected. He lost his balance when a securing rope failed and fell approximately 80 ft to a permanently installed platform and died.
Keywords: platform, rope, unsecured, ladder, fall, lost balance, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107694671 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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