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Inspection: 1261460 - G & M Electrical Contractors Co

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1261460Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/10/1985

G & M Electrical Contractors Co
Mc Cormick Place Expansion
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 1746 N Richmond St, Chicago, IL 60647

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/29/1985
Close Case:11/27/1985

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 19260500 B07 11/05/1985 11/15/1985 $240 $240 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260500 D01 11/05/1985 11/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19260025 A 11/05/1985 11/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19260400 A 11/05/1985 11/20/1985 $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 1261460 Occupation Not Listed

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