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Inspection: 1638634 - F. L. Crane & Sones, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1638634Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 02/02/1986

F. L. Crane & Sones, Inc.
County Line Road
Huntsville, AL 35758
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1742/Plastering, Drywall, Acoustical, and Insulation Work
Mailing: P O Box 428, Fulton, MS 38843

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/18/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/28/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360537401    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
Current Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260402 C03 04/23/1986 04/25/1986 $420 $420 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19260400 H01 04/23/1986 04/25/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14348965Event: 02/01/1986Employees Fell When Aerial Work Platform Collapsed
SEVEN EMPLOYEES WERE RIDING A FABTEK MODEL V30 SERIAL NUMBER 3896 AERIAL WORK PLATFORM TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE TOP OF A 28 FOOT 4 INCH HIGH SCAFFOLD. WHEN THE AERIAL PLATFORM REACHED THE SCAFFOLD TOP TWO METAL STRAPS FAILED, ALLOWING THE PLATFORM TO FALL. SIX OF THE SEVEN EMPLOYEES WERE THROWN TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR. EMPLOYEE #7 MANAGED TO HOLD ONTO THE SCAFFOLD AND RECEIVED A LACERATION ON HIS HAND. EMPLOYEE #1 RECEIVED HEAD INJURIES AND BROKEN BONES AND DIED SOON AFTERWARDS. EMPLOYEES #2 THROUGH #6 RECEIVED NUMEROUS BROKEN AND CRUSHED BONES, MOSTLY TO THE HEELS AND ANKLES.
Keywords: fracture, construction, laceration, fall, fall protection, work platform, hand, aerial lift, ankle, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1638634 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 1638634 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
3 1638634 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
4 1638634 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
5 1638634 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
6 1638634 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
7 1638634 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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