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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 113543565 - Salem House & Window Cleaning Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: North Boston

Nr: 113543565Report ID: 0134000Open Date: 08/23/1999

Salem House & Window Cleaning Co., Inc.
54 South Terrace
Beverly, MA 01915
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7349/Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere
Mailing: 1 English Street, Salem, MA 01970

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/23/1999
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:07/31/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200772572 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
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. 01001 Serious 19100026 C03 III 09/07/1999 09/10/1999 $1,000 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200770485Event: 08/23/1999Employee'S Neck Impaled On Fence In Fall From Ladder
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on August 23, 1999, Employee #1 was on an 18 ft 2 in. tall sectional ladder, cleaning a second-story window at a building in Beverly, MA. He fell and was impaled through the neck on the post of a picket fence. Employee #1 sustained puncture injuries and was transported to the hospital. Apparently, a mid-section connector was used as a base for the ladder instead of the proper base section, which was fitted with cleats.
Keywords: extension ladder, impaled, unsecured, work rules, ladder, fall, neck, puncture, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 113543565 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported

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