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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 2011112 - Skinker & Garrett, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore

Nr: 2011112Report ID: 0316100Open Date: 05/08/1985

Skinker & Garrett, Inc.
4801 Glenbrook Road, N.W.
Washington,, DC 20016
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: 150 S. Washington Street, Falls Church,, VA 22046

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/20/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/11/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360654859    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $490 $0 $0 $0 $0 $490
Current Penalty $245 $0 $0 $0 $0 $245
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B01 06/21/1985 06/24/1985 $245 $490 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260100 A 06/21/1985 06/24/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19260102 A01 06/21/1985 06/24/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01001D Serious 19260302 E01 06/21/1985 06/24/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01001E Serious 19260302 E08 06/21/1985 06/24/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14327548Event: 05/01/1985Shot In Head By A Powder Actuated Tool
TWO CARPENTERS WERE USING A POWDER ACTUATED TOOL TO ANCHOR PLYWOOD FORMS TO A CONCRETE WALL. A THIRD CARPENTER WAS CUTTING FORMS APPROXIMATELY 30 FEET AWAY. ONE OF THE CARPENTERS FIRED INTO A HOLLOW SECTION OF THE CONCRETE, ALLOWING THE 2" NAIL TO BECOME A PROJECTILE. THE NAIL STRUCK THE EMPLOYEE WHO WAS CUTTING FORMS IN THE HEAD, KILLING HIM. NONE OF THE EMPLOYEES WERE USING HEAD OR FACE PROTECTION AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.
Keywords: head, nail, carpenter, construction, struck by, flying object, powder actuated tool
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2011112 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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