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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123286445 - Shoreline Builders, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport

Nr: 123286445Report ID: 0111500Open Date: 08/03/2001

Shoreline Builders, Llc
10 Rapids Lane
Greenwich, CT 06830
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1522/General Contractors-Residential Buildings, Other Than Single-Family
Mailing: 5 Arch Street, Norwalk, CT 06852

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/29/2001
Emphasis: S:ConstructionClose Case:08/05/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral201524568 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,750
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260451 B01 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260451 B02 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19260451 F07 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19260451 G01 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004A Serious 19260452 I03 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004B Serious 19260452 I04 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01004C Serious 19260452 I05 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 01004D Serious 19260452 I08 12/03/2001 12/06/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 01005 Other 19260454 B 12/03/2001 12/16/2001 $0 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201521374Event: 09/03/2001Employee Injured When Scaffold Collapses
Employee #1, a temporary employee and a coworker of another company, had worked together erecting a scaffold to work from while trimming the edge of an eave and installing trim sofit. The eave was approximately 2 inches too long for the trim to fit properly. Employee #1 got a Porter Cable circular saw and climbed through a window opening onto a fabricated frame scaffold, approximately 19.5 ft high, that was erected by another company. The coworker followed Employee #1 onto the fabricated scaffold in order to help with the power cord. Employee #1 then worked his way north, approximately 14 ft, to the end of the fabricated scaffold platform. Employee #1 then began walking onto a single plank, without fall protection, that he and the coworker had placed between the fabricated scaffold and a joist, approximately 9 ft. As Employee #1 was working his way north on the single plank toward the joist the coworker began walking onto the single plank from the fabricated scaffold toward the joist. With Employee #1 at or just inches south of the joist and the coworker standing out on the single plank, the nails through the pressed wood section of the joist to the plywood sheathing on the house pulled out. This caused the joist, the single plank, and the planks nailed to plywood to collapse and fall approximately 21.5 ft to the ground. Employee #1 landed approximately 10.5 ft west of the edge of the house near a temporary nylon fence. Employee #1 sustained fractures to both of his feet and was hospitalized. The coworker was able to jump back onto the platform and did not fall or sustain any injuries.
Keywords: fracture, circular saw, saw, scaffold collapse, fall, foot, scaffold, scaffolding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123286445 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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