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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1417717.015 - 74137 - Alvin Construction

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 1417717.015Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 07/18/2019

74137 - Alvin Construction
210 Waterlake Drnull
Sunset, SC 29685
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
NAICS: 238130/Framing Contractors
Mailing: 9 Haynesworth Stnull, Greenville, SC 29611

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/07/2019
Close Case:02/08/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1502268 Yes  
 Accident1478977    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1.12(A) 11/14/2019 11/26/2019 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118869.015Event: 07/18/2019Two Employees Are Killed, Two Are Injured When Gable Falls
On July 18, 2019, Employees #1, #2, #3, and #4, plus two additional coworkers, e mployed by a construction company, were constructing a new residential structure that included multiple gables. They were attempting to lift a gable wall and p osition it between two previously erected gables that were approximately 30 feet high by 22 feet wide. The wall was 10 feet high by 16 feet wide and composed o f 2-inch by 4-inch wooden boards. A strong wind blew the gable on the right dow n into the center gable braces, which caused the center gable wall to fall. Emp loyees #1 and #2 were struck and killed. Employees #3 and #4 were also struck. They were transported by emergency services to the hospital for treatment of cr ushing injuries.
Keywords: brace, bracing, building, building collapse, crushed, crushing, falling object, residential construction, struck by, structural collapse, wall, wood erection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417717.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
2 1417717.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
3 1417717.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
4 1417717.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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