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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302453881 - James A Myers

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 302453881Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 12/15/1998

James A Myers
News Review Expansion, Winchester St
Roseburg, OR 97470
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1741/Masonry, Stone Setting, and Other Stone Work
Mailing: 2953 Calla St, Eugene, OR 97404

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/10/1999
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/16/1999

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 B01 03/08/1999 02/10/1999 $500 $500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201620242Event: 12/10/1998Employee Falls On His Head
Employee #1 was laying brick at the face of a one-story expansion project. He was working on a light duty scaffold at a height of 5.5 ft with one an 18 in. plank on the side bracket against the building and one 18 in. plank on the scaffold frame. There was a 6 in. gap between the planks due to the scaffold frame. Apparently, Employee #1 lost his balance when his right foot stepped in the gap and he fell backwards off the scaffold. He landed on his head and was knocked unconscious. He was transported the hospital and was placed in intensive care with a skull fracture and neck and back injuries.
Keywords: unconsciousness, plank, brick, lost balance, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302453881 Hospitalized injury Fracture Brickmasons and stonemasons

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