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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303185425 - Gale Insulation Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 303185425Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 09/21/2000

Gale Insulation Corporation
2401 Frisk Blvd
Ft Pierce, FL 34950
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1742/Plastering, Drywall, Acoustical, and Insulation Work
Mailing: 3490 Oleander Ave, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/10/2001
Emphasis: L:Fall, L:Flcare, S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:02/09/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Current Penalty $11,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19261053 B13 01/11/2001 01/18/2001 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19261060 B 01/11/2001 03/01/2001 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260503 C 01/11/2001 03/01/2001 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200672764Event: 09/20/2000Employee Killed In Fall From A-Frame Ladder
Employee #1 was reinstalling insulation by standing either on the top step of an 8 ft A-frame ladder or on the wooden framing of the ceiling. He apparently lost his balance and fell onto the concrete floor, sustaining fatal head injuries.
Keywords: head, stepladder, ladder, construction, fall, lost balance, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303185425 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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