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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303555379 - Suitt Construction Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 303555379Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 08/23/2001

Suitt Construction Co., Inc.
131 Revco Rd.
North Augusta, SC 29841
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1541/General Contractors-Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: P. O. Box 8858, Greenville, SC 29604

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/21/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/29/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $1,125 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,125
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260550 A01 10/01/2001 10/04/2001 $1,125 $1,125 $0 10/08/2001 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200371771Event: 08/22/2001Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Crane Jib
On August 22, 2001, a crane operator and Employee #1, a helper, were in the process of stowing a jib on the side of a crane boom. The process involved swinging the jib around in place, putting the retainer pins in place, and then removing the swing pin. The jib was not properly aligned and the retainer pins did not catch the jib. When the swing pin was removed the jib fell, hitting Employee #1, who died of a concussion.
Keywords: crane boom, jib crane, struck by, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303555379 Fatality Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c.

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