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Inspection: 1410261.015 - Choctaw Erectors Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 1410261.015Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 06/21/2019

Choctaw Erectors Inc.
Bw 8 To Sh 288 Connector E
Houston, TX 77051
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: 1865 Fm 2264, Decatur, TX 76234

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/21/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,304 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,304
Current Penalty $5,304 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,304
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260760 A01 11/22/2019 12/12/2019 $5,304 $5,304 $0 12/16/2019 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 117333.015Event: 06/21/2019Employee Is Killed In Fall From Bridge Decking
At 4:30 a.m. on June 21, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection company, was working at a multiemployer job site, the construction of a highway bridge. He was laying down permanent metal decking and using screws to secure the decking to girders. Employee #1 had been tied off for fall protection, but in order to reach the girder's leading edge, where he would lay down more metal decking, he unhooked his double lanyard. As he walked across the decking, he tripped and fell, a fall height of approximately 85 feet. Employee #1 sustained traumatic injuries upon impact and was killed.
Keywords: steel erection, lanyard, metal decking, leading edge, head, walking surface, fall, fall protection, girder, construction, tripped
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1410261.015 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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