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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1500537.015 - Velex Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Wilmington

Nr: 1500537.015Report ID: 0317300Open Date: 11/02/2020

Velex Inc
39602 Waterworks Courtnull
Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 2595 North Dallas Parkwaysuite 300, Frisco, TX 75034

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/31/2021
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:09/20/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1681487    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $27,306 $0 $0 $0 $0 $27,306
Current Penalty $19,115 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,115
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 04/30/2021 05/26/2021 $19,115 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002A Serious 19260453 B02 II 04/30/2021 05/26/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01002B Serious 19260454 B02 04/30/2021 05/20/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130828.015Event: 11/02/2020Two Employees In Lift Basket Are Killed When Lift Falls Over
At 11:30 a.m. on November 2, 2020, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a communicat ions installation and repair company, were hanging a 5G antenna on a water tower . They were working from the basket of an aerial lift when the lift fell over, likely due to high winds. The two employees and the lift fell 125 feet, and the lift landed on the employees. Both employees were killed.
Keywords: aerial lift, antenna, basket, blunt force trauma, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, falling object, high wind, installing, overturn, water tower, windy
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1500537.015 Fatality Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.
2 1500537.015 Fatality Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.

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