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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 173328 - City Window Cleaning Co

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore

Nr: 173328Report ID: 0316100Open Date: 02/16/1984

City Window Cleaning Co
1400 Eye St Nw
Washington, DC 20005
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7349/Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:
Ownership: 
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/09/1984
Close Case:06/13/1984

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $860 $0 $0 $0 $0 $860
Current Penalty $430 $0 $0 $0 $0 $430
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100066 D08 I 03/23/1984 03/26/1984 $215 $430 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100066 E01 03/23/1984 03/26/1984 $215 $430 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19100066 B05 III 03/23/1984 03/26/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19100066 C10 03/23/1984 03/26/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14479596Event: 02/16/1984Fall From 2 Point Suspended Scaffold
ON FEBRUARY 16, 1984 AT APPROXIMATELY 11:00 AM EMPLOYEE #1 AND #2 WERE RIDING A 2 POINT SUSPENDED SCAFFOLD TO THE TOP OF THE BUILDING TO WASH WINDOWS ON THE WAY DOWN. WHILE APPROACHING THE FOURTH AND FIFTH FLOORS EMPLOYEE #1 HOLLERED TO EMPLOYEE #2 TO STOP HIS MOTOR SO THAT EMPLOYEE #1 COULD WALK FROM HIS POSITION (AT SOUTH END OF 30'LONG SCAFFOLD) TO EMPLOYEE #2 (AT NORTH END OF SCAFFOLD) TO BORROW A CIGARETTE. WHEN EMPLOYEE #1 REACHED EMPLOYEE #2, THE OUTRIGGER SUPPORTING THE NORTH END OF THE SCAFFOLD CAME OFF THE ROOF, DROPPING THE SCAFFOLD TO A PERPENDICULAR POSITION. BOTH EMPLOYEES NOT ATTACHED TO THE LIFE LINE FELL TO THE GROUND. BOTH EMPLOYEES WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND RECOVERED.
Keywords: lifeline, roof outrigger, two pt susp scaffold, lanyard, fall, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 173328 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 173328 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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