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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1413160.015 - Global Diving And Salvage, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 1413160.015Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 06/30/2019

Global Diving And Salvage, Inc.
567 New Dam Roadlock 53 Project
Olmsted, IL 62970
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors
Mailing: 3840 W Marginal Way Swnull, Seattle, WA 98106

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:07/03/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1472524    
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,472 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,472
Current Penalty $9,472 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,472
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260095 B 12/20/2019 $9,472 $9,472 $0 01/21/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 117681.015Event: 06/29/2019Diver Drowns During Underwater Demolition
At 8:36 a.m. on June 29, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a commerc ial diving company, were working as part of a dive crew engaged in the demolitio n of a lock and dam structure along a river. Employee #1 was using a surface-su pplied air system and wearing a Kirby Morgan Superlight 17B Diving Helmet, Seria l Number 81A89. During a dive, Employee #1's air hose became entangled on an un known object. As he attempted to free the hose, the hat portion of his diver's helmet separated from the yoke/neck dam. His coworker, a stand-by diver, brough t Employee #1 to the surface. He was then transported to the shore, where emerg ency services transported him to the hospital. Employee #1 was pronounced dead from drowning.
Keywords: air hose, barge, construction, dam, demolition, diver, diving, drown, drowning, equipment failure, hard hat, river, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1413160.015 Fatality Diver

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