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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123620452 - Brand Scaffold Builders, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 123620452Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 07/15/1998

Brand Scaffold Builders, Inc.
12501 Strang Road
Laporte, TX 77572
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P.O. Box 7177, Pasadena, TX 77505

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/17/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/01/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Current Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260106 A 01/11/1999 01/15/1999 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260451 G02 01/11/1999 01/15/1999 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14411359Event: 07/13/1998Employee Drowns After Falling Into Cooling Tower
Employee #1 was dismantling scaffolding in a delayed coker unit when he fell 40 ft within the Cell #2 cooling tower. He landed in 7 ft of water at the base, and drowned.
Keywords: dismantling, cooling tower, construction, fall, drown, scaffolding, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123620452 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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