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Inspection: 1261429 - Manta Lamas Joint Venture

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1261429Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/09/1985

Manta Lamas Joint Venture
Mc Cormick Place Expansion
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 7757 So Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60619

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/29/1985
Close Case:01/07/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360546063    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $660 $0 $0 $0 $0 $660
Current Penalty $330 $0 $0 $0 $0 $330
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260104 B 11/05/1985 11/08/1985 $150 $300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19260500 B07 11/05/1985 11/14/1985 $180 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260500 D01 11/05/1985 11/12/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19260025 A 11/05/1985 11/14/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14377063Event: 10/07/1985Construction Employee Killed In Fall Down Elevator Shaft
ON OCTOBER 7, 1985, AT 10:10 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 FELL DOWN AN AN ELEVATOR SHAFT IN A BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION. EMPLOYEE #1, AN IRONWORKER, WAS STANDING ON TEMPORARY DECKING ASSISTING ANOTHER IRONWORKER. THE OTHER IRONWORKER WAS WORKING ON A FLOAT SCAFFOLD IN THE ELEVATOR SHAFT. THE OPENING AROUND THE SHAFT WAS GUARDED BY A SAFETY RAILING AS REQUIRED BY 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. THE SAFETY LINE WAS IMPROPERLY ANCHORED. NO SAFETY NET WAS PROVIDED EVEN THOUGH THE POTENTIAL FALL DISTANCE EXCEEDED 25 FEET.
Keywords: guardrail, lifeline, elevator shaft, fall, scaffold, anchor, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1261429 Occupation Not Listed

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