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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302477351 - Reliable Building Maintenance

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Reno

Nr: 302477351Report ID: 0953210Open Date: 12/18/1998

Reliable Building Maintenance
500 North Sierra St.
Reno, NV 89503
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7349/Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere
Mailing: 150 North Center St. #217, Reno, NV 89501

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/18/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/01/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $2,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,250
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 A05 02/04/1999 12/19/1998 $750 $1,500 $0 R - Review Commission
  2. 01002 Serious 19100028 J04 02/04/1999 12/19/1998 $750 $750 $0 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202250551Event: 12/17/1998Employee Injured In Fall From Boatswains Chair
On December 17, 1998, Employee #1 was washing windows on the northeast face of the elevated walkway spanning North Sierra Street and the parking garage. He was suspended in a boatswains chair from a portable support device approximately 21 feet above the ground. The portable support device suddenly became unstable and fell off the edge of the roof. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fractured wrist and pelvis.
Keywords: window washer, fracture, bosun chair, lifeline, equipment failure, pelvis, fall, unstable position, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302477351 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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