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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 110341690 - G.T. Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 110341690Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 04/04/1990

G.T. Contractors
Boise Cascade Sawmill, Off Hwy 171
Fisher, LA 71426
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: P.O. Box 2680, Hot Springs, AK 71914

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/04/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/05/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360336457    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
Current Penalty $336 $0 $0 $0 $0 $336
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260028 A 04/30/1990 05/03/1990 $336 $560 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 514877Event: 04/03/1990Employee Killed In Fall From Unsecured Grating
Employee #1 and a coworker, both ironworkers, were installing sections of 3 ft wide by 11 ft 8 in. long, 1 1/4 in. thick corrugated grating across support beams of a conveyor transfer tower under construction. The tower was 24 ft square and 81 ft 3 in. high, and the grating was to form a floor or working surface at the 69 ft level. The ends of the grating had been laid across the flange of the support beams and had not yet been secured. Employee #1 stepped on a section of grating, causing the end to slip off the flange of the beam and fall. Employee #1 fell with the grating approximately 69 ft to the concrete. He sustained multiple fractures and was killed.
Keywords: beam, fracture, installing, unsecured, work rules, construction, grating, fall, fall protection, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110341690 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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