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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $210 $0 $0 $0 $0 $210
Current Penalty $105 $0 $0 $0 $0 $105
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 U03 08/21/1989 08/24/1989 $105 $210 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 08/21/1989 08/24/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14336713 Event: 08/03/1989Employee Falls From Attic And Dies While Monitoring Asbestos
Employee #1 was in the attic of a four story building monitoring asbestos levels while shingles containing asbestos were being removed from the roof. Employee #1 had been at the roof perimeter earlier in the day walking in the gutter which was a tin sheet with boards inside it lined with copper. In the early afternoon the copper and boards had been removed from the gutter as part of the job. Unaware of the gutter modification Employee #1 came back to the roof in the afternoon stepped into the gutter area but the tin sheet did not support him and he fell 50 feet to his death.
Keywords: construction, fall, concussion, asbestos
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17762535 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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