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Inspection: 1242817 - Esko & Young Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1242817Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/17/1985

Esko & Young Inc
23rd & S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
Mailing: 1844 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60622

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:10/26/1985
Close Case:01/06/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360546063    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
Current Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260028 A 12/04/1985 12/10/1985 $240 $240 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 12/04/1985 12/13/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19260051 F 12/04/1985 12/10/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19260051 C01 12/04/1985 12/10/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02002 Other 19260051 A01 12/04/1985 12/10/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14212047Event: 10/07/1985Construction Worker Killed In Fall Down Elevator Shaft
AT 10:10 AM ON OCTOBER 7, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 FELL DOWN AN ELEVATOR SHAFT LOCATED IN A BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION. EMPLOYEE #1, AN IRONWORKER, WAS STANDING ON SOME TEMPORARY DECKING ASSISTING ANOTHER IRONWORKER WHO WAS WORKING ON A FLOAT SCAFFOLD IN THE ELEVATOR SHAFT. THE OPENING AROUND THE SHAFT WAS PROVIDED WITH A SAFETY RAILING AS PER 1926.750 (B)(1)(III). AS EMPLOYEE #1 LEANED AGAINST THE RAILING, THE ANCHORAGE FOR THE SAFETY LINE, A WASHER WELDED TO A COLUMN, GAVE WAY. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL 50 FEET TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR OF THE ELEVATOR PIT. CITATIONS WERE RECOMMENDED FOR IMPROPER ANCHORING OF THE LINE AND NOT PROVIDING SAFETY NETS WHEN THE POTENTIAL FALL DISTANCE EXCEEDED 25 FEET.
Keywords: fall protection, elevator shaft, fall, anchor, unsecured, iron worker, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242817 Occupation Not Listed

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