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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1242684 - Nu Way Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1242684Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/09/1985

Nu Way Contractors
23rd & S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 655 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60612

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:10/29/1985
Close Case:02/07/1986

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 19260021 B02 12/10/1985 12/20/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14212096Event: 10/07/1985Employee Killed When He Falls Though An Elevator Shaft
At 10:10 A.M. on October 7, 1985, Employee #1, an ironworker, fell down an elevator shaft in a building under construction. He was standing on temporary decking assisting another ironworker who was working on a float scaffold in the elevator shaft. He leaned against the railing which surrounded the opening around the elevator shaft. The anchorage for the safety line, a washer welded to a column, gave way. Employee #1 fell about 50 feet and sustained a fatal fracture.
Keywords: column, safety control line, elevator, fall, scaffold, anchor, shaft, fracture, construction, net
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242684 Occupation Not Listed

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