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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112399977 - Century Concrete Service

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2

Nr: 112399977Report ID: 0355112Open Date: 05/10/1991

Century Concrete Service
100 Ohio Street
Chesapeake, VA 23324
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
Mailing: 1364 Air Rail Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/10/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/10/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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
  1. 01001 Other 19260404 B01 I 06/25/1991 06/29/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 954826Event: 05/08/1991Employee Injured In Fall Through Floor Opening
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on May 8, 1991, Employee #1 was helping bend and install conduit. The conduit was being bent on the third floor, in back of the metal stairs leading up to the second level of the third floor. At the left side of the stairs and 16 in. from the edge of the stairs was the 8 ft. 7 in. by 12 ft 3 in. third floor hoistway opening. A piece of metal channel had been tack welded to the base of the stairs and to the metal at the edge of the hoistway opening. The hoistway opening guardrails consisted of a 3/8 in. wire rope top rail and intermediate rail. The top rail was slack. At the right hand side of the stairs slag was falling from welding and cutting above. Employee #1, who was on his way to the second level of the third floor, tripped on the piece of metal channel. Consequently, he fell over the slack top rail, then fell 14 ft to the metal cover over the second floor hoistway opening. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: tripped, guardrail, fall, floor opening, conduit, installing, wire rope, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112399977 Occupation Not Listed

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