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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301887451 - Dixie Southern Industrial, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 301887451Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 08/02/1999

Dixie Southern Industrial, Inc.
7200 Sw 88th St.
Miami, FL 33156
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: 1060 N. Commonwealth Ave., Polk City, FL 33868

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/02/1999
Emphasis: S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:02/25/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100672344    
 Referral200673960 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $6,125 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,125
Current Penalty $4,288 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,288
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/28/2000 02/07/2000 $3,920 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260602 C01 II 01/28/2000 02/09/2000 $368 $525 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19260602 C01 VI 01/28/2000 02/02/2000 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200672194Event: 07/31/1999Employee Killed In Fall When Struck By Steel Joist
Employee #1, an iron worker, was on a ladder under a partially unsecured open-web steel joist when the foreman decided to undo the joist's rigging. The foreman, who was operating telescoping boom forklift, struck the beam on which the open web steel joist was resting and knocked the joist loose. It fell onto Employee #1, knocking him 19 ft off the ladder and onto the ground. He sustained injuries and was transported to the hospital, where he died three days later. The building had limited clearance and maneuverability due to the tilt-slab wall braces inside the structure.
Keywords: clearance, iron worker, work rules, ladder, construction, industrial truck, fall, mech mat handling, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301887451 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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