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Inspection: 1360364.015 - 98532 - Building Zone Industries Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 1360364.015Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 11/13/2018

98532 - Building Zone Industries Llc
601 Barzen Ave S
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 1233 S Old Hwy 91, Hc 65 Box 340, Kanarraville, UT 84742

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/24/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 52070720 05/01/2019 05/11/2019 $2,800 $2,800 $0 05/07/2019 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111087.015Event: 11/15/2018Employee Is Pinned Between Aerial Basket And I Beam And Late
At 11:40 a.m. on November 6, 2018, an employee was working independently in a JLG aerial lift in a new commercial construction building installing finishing bolts in already placed 2 foot high I-beams at a height of 31 feet and 7 inches at the third floor mezzanine above the dirt ground. The safety collar on the left joystick of the JLG aerial basket control panel used by an employee was modified without the manufacturer's approval. The employee sustained internal brain injuries after being pinned between an I-beam and the JLG lift basket controllers. On November 15, 2018 at 1:50 p.m., the employee died from asphyxiation from the work related incident that occurred on November 6, 2018.
Keywords: pinned, beam, aerial lift, head, installing, construction, brain, aerial lift controls, asphyxiated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360364.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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