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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1503490.015 - Plumcore Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Mobile

Nr: 1503490.015Report ID: 0418600Open Date: 11/21/2020

Plumcore Inc.
200 Hand Ave.Null
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 2605 Decatur Highwaynull, Gardendale, AL 35071

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/12/2021
Close Case:03/18/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1692403    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131257.015Event: 11/17/2020Supervisor Demonstrating Task From Ladder Falls And Is Kille
At 8:45 a.m. on November 17, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an HV AC company, were working at a corrections center. They were upgrading the bolts on the metal panels that cover the ventilation duct system throughout the facil ity. The coworker had been working from an 8-foot A-frame ladder when Employee #1, who was the supervisor, had the coworker climb down and reposition the ladde r. Employee #1 then climbed to the fifth step to show the coworker how to prope rly drill the hole and apply pressure on the drill. During this demonstration, Employee #1 lost balance and, as the ladder began to slide out from under him, h e fell to the concrete floor, a fall height of 5 feet. Employee #1 sustained bl unt force traumatic injuries to his head, back, and sternum, and was killed.
Keywords: back, blunt force trauma, concrete, construction, drill operator, fall, fall protection, hvac, head, lost balance, maintenance, slid, stepladder, teacher
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1503490.015 Fatality Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters

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