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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107738957 - Ts Landscaping, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 107738957Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 10/20/1989

Ts Landscaping, Inc.
Pebble Beachway & Interlachen Dr., Fairway Hills
Eagan, MN 55123
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 535 Stone Road, Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/27/1989
Close Case:11/18/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360239404    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $612 $0 $0 $0 $0 $612
Current Penalty $612 $0 $0 $0 $0 $612
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 11/14/1989 11/28/1992 $612 $612 $0 12/04/1989 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 813741Event: 10/20/1989A Cement Finisher Falls Into A Gap - Stepping Onto Scaffold
At approximately 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, October 5, 1989, Employee #1, a cement finisher, was climbing the scaffold tower stairs to the 5th level, 52 feet above ground level. He attempted to step onto a 20-inch-wide metal scaffold panel, which was used as a runaway to connect the tower to the floor. But, it appears that the employee stepped into a 12-inch-wide gap between the plank edge and the guard railing causing him to fall 52 feet to the ground level. As he fell, he attempted to grab the plank. However the plank was not secure. He suffered from injuries to internal organs, fractures, and breaks. He died from the head injuries he sustained during the fall.
Keywords: cementing, fall, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107738957 Occupation Not Listed
2 107738957 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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