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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1314893.015 - O'Dowd, Patrick T.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1314893.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 05/08/2018

O'Dowd, Patrick T.
1151 Washington St
Dubuque, IA 52001
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238110/Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
Mailing: 1930 Alta Vista , Dubuque, IA 52001

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/08/2018
Emphasis: S:Fall, S:ScaffoldClose Case:07/11/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $4,276 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,276
Current Penalty $4,276 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,276
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 C02 V 06/15/2018 07/05/2018 $2,494 $2,494 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19260501 B14 06/15/2018 $1,782 $1,782 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 105421.015Event: 05/07/2018Employee Is Killed In Fall From Fork Truck Platform
At 1:15 p.m. on May 7, 2018, Employee #1 was working from a fourth floor wall opening, at an approximate 32 foot elevation, removing a concrete filled wheelbarrow. Employee #1 was contained in an improvised wooden trash box, measuring 4 feet by 4 feet by 8 feet, that was placed on the forks of a JLG rough terrain fork truck. During work, the trash box shifted and both Employee #1 and the wheelbarrow fell 32 feet to the ground. Employee #1 struck a concrete block wall during the fall and suffered multiple broken bones and crushing injuries, killing him.
Keywords: unstable position, fracture, powered industrial vehicle, load shift, fall protection, concrete, crushed, elevated work platform, fall, concrete block, wall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314893.015 Fatality Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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