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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1437294.015 - 143776 - Altimate American Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte

Nr: 1437294.015Report ID: 0453730Open Date: 10/10/2019

143776 - Altimate American Construction, Inc.
4345 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 511 Union West Blvd, Wesley Chapel, NC 28104

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:04/02/2020
Close Case:06/02/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1508134 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $11,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,200
Current Penalty $9,520 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,520
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L01 I 04/02/2020 04/13/2020 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19260451 F03 04/02/2020 04/13/2020 $3,920 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260454 A 04/02/2020 04/13/2020 $0 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19260602 C01 II 04/02/2020 04/13/2020 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121039.015Event: 10/10/2019One Employee Is Killed And Another Is Injured In Forklift Ro
At 12:00 a.m. on October 10, 2019, Employee # 1 and Employee #2 were using an all-terrain forklift (Lull Rough Terrain Forklift) with a man-basket (Titan Man-Basket) attachment to repair installed metal stud framing on a building. Employee #2 retrieved the forklift and positioned it at the location of the building where the work was to occur. Employee #2 situated the forklift on a 17.6 degree slope. Employee #1, wearing fall protection, entered and connected his fall protection to the man-basket. Employee #2 raised the man-basket fifteen feet up when the forklift became unbalanced and rolled onto it's right side. Employee #2, operating the forklift, struck his head against the forklift while Employee #1 was ejected from the man-basket and landed on a pile of broken concrete head first. Employee #1 was admitted to the hospital and later died of blunt force trauma to the head. Employee #2 was taken to the hospital and treated for a concussion and released.
Keywords: repair, struck against, blunt force trauma, concussion, ejected, head, roll-over, powered industrial vehicle, fall protection, fall, forklift, slope
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1437294.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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