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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $25,941 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,941
Current Penalty $13,653 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,653
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 5A0001 08/10/2021 08/27/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100184 C09 08/10/2021 08/27/2021 $0 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19100184 E01 08/10/2021 08/27/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133257.015 Event: 02/11/2021Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed By Steel Beam
At 11:40 a.m. on February 11, 2021, an employee was walking to his welding work station adjacent to a stack table. Three steal beams measuring 6-inches by 18-in ches by 42-feet and weighing 1,700 pounds sat atop the stack table. A coworker h ad successfully moved one of the beams to his welding table and was rigging a se cond beam, raising it slightly to ensure it was balanced. As the second beam was raised it swayed and hit a third beam which tumbled off the table and struck an d landed on the employee, killing him.
Keywords: beam, carbon steel, contusion, crane, crushed, falling object, fracture, hoist, laceration, lost control, material handling, rigging, steel, steel beam, struck by, unstable load, welding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1514604.015 Fatality

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