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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $3,000 $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $24,000
Current Penalty $1,500 $15,000 $0 $0 $0 $16,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260100 A 01/25/1994 01/29/1994 $1,500 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Willful 19260105 A 01/25/1994 01/29/1994 $15,000 $21,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 903278 Event: 10/26/1993Employee Dies After Falling From Roof In High Winds
On October 26, 1993, an iron worker crew was installing metal decking on the roof of a skeleton steel building. Windy conditions reportedly halted the actual decking operation, but the employees continued to install the sheet metal ridge cap. The ridge cap material is in 2 ft by 10 ft sections. Employee #1 was walking on a 4 in. wide roof purlin carrying a sheet of this material. A gust of wind is believed to have caught the ridge cap and caused him to lose his balance. Employee #1 fell head-first to the concrete floor, approximately 31 ft 10 in. No type of fall protection was being used. The building is 1 story and it is about 28 ft 6 in. high at the eaves and about 31 ft 10 in. high at the ridge of the roof. There were safety belts provided in the trucks but they were not being used. Employee #1 died from his injuries.
Keywords: high wind, installing, roof, sheet metal, iron worker, safety belt, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124054677 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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