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Inspection: 109177931 - Advanced Home Improvements & Restoration Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport

Nr: 109177931Report ID: 0111500Open Date: 07/07/2010

Advanced Home Improvements & Restoration Llc
175 Highland Avenue
Wallingford, CT 06492
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 1669 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06704

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Emphasis: L:Fall, L:Rescon, S:Fall From Height, S:Residential ConstrClose Case:07/21/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral202631073 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $5,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,250
Current Penalty $5,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 F06 12/02/2010 12/10/2010 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19260451 G01 I 12/02/2010 12/10/2010 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19260451 G01 VII 12/02/2010 12/10/2010 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01003 Serious 19260501 B11 12/02/2010 12/10/2010 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  5. 01004 Serious 19261053 B01 12/02/2010 12/10/2010 $750 $750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201523586Event: 07/07/2010Employees Suffer Multiple Fractures In Fall From Ladder
On July 7, 2010, Employee #1 and Employee #2, of Pace Industries Grafton Division, were stripping the existing shingles from a steep pitched roof while standing approximately 18 ft above the ground on a working platform of a ladder-jack scaffold. The employees placed the scaffold's ladder against an ornamental bracket, thinking it was part of the structure. Employee #1 and Employee #2 stood on the ladder together at the end of the roof, causing the ornamental bracket to break away from the house and the scaffold to collapse. Both Employee #1 and Employee #2 did not have any fall protection; they both fell to the ground. Employee #1 sustained life-threatening head injuries, while the Employee #2 sustained serious arm and leg injuries. Both employees were admitted into the hospital for treatment of the fractures they sustained in the fall.
Keywords: fracture, head, roof, ladder, fall, fall protection, arm, elevated work plat, leg, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109177931 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers
2 109177931 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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