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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1844547 - Star Board Marine Services Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore

Nr: 1844547Report ID: 0316100Open Date: 08/03/1984

Star Board Marine Services Inc
Little Aberdeen Creek In Back Of 948 Melvin Rd
Annapolis, MD 21402
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 437 Ferry Pt Rd, Annapolis, MD 21402

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/24/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime Close Case:10/17/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360654768    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100219 F01 09/12/1984 09/15/1984 $200 $300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100219 F03 09/12/1984 09/15/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002A Serious 19260603 A05 09/12/1984 09/15/1984 $250 $400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002B Serious 19260021 B02 09/12/1984 09/15/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02001 Other 19260605 D03 09/12/1984 09/15/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14327472Event: 08/01/1984Crushed By A Falling 2000 Pound Pile Driver Drop Hammer
ON 08/01/84 AT APPROXIMATELY 4:00 PM EMPLOYEE #1 AND HIS EMPLOYER WERE BUILDING A WOODEN PIER, SUPPORTED BY WOODEN PILES, APPROXIMATELY 30 FT LONG. THE PILES ARE DRIVEN INTO THE LITTLE ABERDEEN CREEK BED BY A PILE DRIVER USING A FREE FALLING DROP HAMMER (MANUFACTURED BY SERVICE SUPPLY CORP. PHILA PA.) THE 2000 POUND HAMMER WAS RAISED AND LOWERED BY A HOISTING DRUM MANUFACTURED BY DOMESTIC ENGINE & PUMP CO. MODEL #3176. ALL THEIR EQUIPMENT IS INSTALLED ON A 30' LONG X 12' WIDE STEEL BARGE. THEY WERE DRIVING THEIR 4TH PILE WHEN IT RAISED FROM THE CREEK BED. EMPLOYEE #1, WHILE ATTEMPTING TO KEEP THE PILE WITHIN THE LEADS, WAS DRAWN INTO THE LEADS UNDER THE HAMMER. THE HAMMER SUPPOSEBLY WAS IN A DOGGED-OFF POSITION (STATIONARY POSITION) BUT FELL ON THE EMPLOYEE, CRUSHING HIM. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.
Keywords: barge, pile leads, pile driver, crushed, drop hammer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1844547 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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