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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303858377 - City Wide Home Improvements

Inspection Information - Office: North Boston

Nr: 303858377Report ID: 0134000Open Date: 10/11/2002

City Wide Home Improvements
66-68 And 74-76 Sherman Street
Lowell, MA 01853
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
Mailing: 28 Houghton Street, Lowell, MA 01851

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/02/2003
Close Case:07/11/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint79160966 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 A06 01/06/2003 01/09/2003 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260451 G01 01/06/2003 01/09/2003 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200772317Event: 09/14/2002Employee Is Injured When Scaffold Overturns
On September 14, 2002, Employee #1 was using a carpenter wall bracket-type scaffold to install roof shingles when the bottom of one of the carpenter brackets punctured the wall in which it was fastened. The scaffold overturned, and Employee #1 fell 20 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: roof bracket, installing, unsecured, carpenter, work rules, construction, fall, elevated work plat, overturn, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303858377 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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