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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304087216 - Walsh Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 304087216Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 10/03/2001

Walsh Construction Company
Wacker Drive Reconstruction
Chicago, IL 60601
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
Mailing: 929 W. Adams St., Chicago, IL 60607

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/15/2002
Close Case:04/16/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/05/2002 03/08/2002 $7,000 $7,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200031292Event: 10/03/2001Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Steel Formwork
On October 3, 2001, Employee #1 was removing a temporary beam that was supporting some steel beam formwork when the formwork shifted. He became caught between the shifting formwork and a concrete column. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: steel beam, support posts, unsecured, work rules, construction, caught between, crushed, bridge
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304087216 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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