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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111523296 - B & V Industries Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 6

Nr: 111523296Report ID: 1055360Open Date: 02/14/1990

B & V Industries Inc
401 Alexander Ave Building 532
Tacoma, WA 98421
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3732/Boat Building and Repairing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/12/1990
Emphasis: L:MdClose Case:12/29/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361029952    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $0 $22,000 $0 $0 $0 $22,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Willful 3040500503 04/27/1990 04/12/1990 $22,000 $22,000 $0 05/07/1990 1 - State Lower Court

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170253975Event: 02/14/1990Employee Killed In Fall From Boat Onto Concrete Floor
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on February 14, 1990, Employee #1 was ordered by his supervisor to remove wood fairing strips from the deck house of a boat. The supervisor told him to use a screwdriver but this was countermanded by the owner, who ordered Employee #1 to use a crowbar to pry off the strips. Either the crowbar slipped or a fairing strip came loose unexpectedly, causing Employee #1 to lose his balance. He fell backward over the side of boat 27 ft onto a concrete floor and was killed. The area of the boat in which Employee #1 was working was not equipped with any kind of guardrail or other fall protection.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, slip, fall, fall protection, lost balance, boat, pry bar, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111523296 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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