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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1271418.015 - 71086 - R - R Builders Of The Carolinas Llc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 1271418.015Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 10/13/2017

71086 - R - R Builders Of The Carolinas Llc
438 Tarpon Blvd
Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1522/General Contractors-Residential Buildings, Other Than Single-Family
NAICS: 236118/Residential Remodelers
Mailing: 2200 Lafayette Street 11b, Beaufort, SC 29902

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/02/2018
Close Case:05/02/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $4,300 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $5,800
Current Penalty $4,300 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $5,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260501 B13 04/05/2018 04/11/2018 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19260503 A01 04/05/2018 05/08/2018 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02001 Other 3.39(A) 04/05/2018 04/11/2018 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100151.015Event: 10/09/2017Employee Falls From Roof And Is Killed
At 4:10 p.m. on October 9, 2017, three employees were installing the framing for an addition to a residential property for a general contractor. Earlier in the morning, the owner and Employee #1 finished installing the rafters towards the road and away from the ocean. They finished installing the rafters prior to lunch. After lunch, the owner directed Employee #1 and his coworkers to install plywood on the roof. Employee #1 and his coworkers did not have fall protection in place while installing the plywood. After installing the plywood, Employee #1 began installing an ice and water shield. Employee #1 held the roll in his hands and placed the other end on the end of the roof facing the road. Employee #1 began walking with his back towards the ocean. Employee #1 walked onto a piece of plywood that overlapped the rafters, causing the plywood to break and Employee #1 falling approximately 21 feet onto open deck joists that measured 2 inches by 12 inches by 16 feet in length, spaced 16 inches apart below. The employee's coworkers came to Employee #1's aid after he landed on his left side. Coworkers pulled Employee #1 off the joists and onto plywood prior to first responders and EMS responding. First responders stated that Employee #1 was complaining about his arm and pelvis hurting and was taken to a hospital by ambulance. Employee #1 died on Thursday October 12, 2017, from Anoxic brain injury being the primary cause of death. Employee #1 also suffered the following injuries: multi-organ failure, left humerus fracture, 5 ribs on left side fractured, hemothorax on the left, transverse process fractures of T-11 to L5, and lacerated spleen.
Keywords: rib, leg, roof, joist, struck against, fall, fall protection, fracture, brain, spleen
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1271418.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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