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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107950008 - Eichleay Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 107950008Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 09/13/1989

Eichleay Corporation
Bethlehem Steel Burns Harbor Plant
Burns Harbor, IN 46304
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/22/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/23/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001C Serious 19260500 B01 10/03/1989 10/06/1989 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 731844Event: 09/12/1989Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Grating
Employee #1, a foreman, was giving instructions to four of the ironworkers in his crew. He was standing on the permanent grating on the floor. He finished speaking and turned to his right. Employee #1 fell through the 13 inch by 31 inch opening in the grading, apparently striking several metal objects during his thirty-five foot fall to the concrete slab below. Employee #1 was killed instantly.
Keywords: concrete slab, iron worker, grating, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107950008 Fatality Concussion Structural metal workers

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