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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1804889 - Boston Minor Co

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 1804889Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 12/03/1984

Boston Minor Co
31 Brimmer St
Boston, MA 02108
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1522/General Contractors-Residential Buildings, Other Than Single-Family
Mailing: 556 Lowell St, Wakefield, MA 01880

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/30/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/31/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360519581    
 Referral900530031 Yes  

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260021 B02 05/23/1985 05/26/1985 $0 $0 $0 06/18/1985 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14540462Event: 11/07/1984Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Granite Block
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on November 30, 1984, Employee #1 was directing a concrete pour in the basement of a property in Boston, MA. He was holding the concrete pumping hose when it developed too much pressure and he lost control of it. He was thrown against a Lally column that was supporting a 2-ton granite block. The column dislodged and the granite block fell on Employee #1's chest, killing him.
Keywords: chest, construction, hose, crushed, high pressure, struck by, falling object, lost control
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1804889 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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