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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304520570 - Hall Street Cold Storage Warehouses, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan

Nr: 304520570Report ID: 0215000Open Date: 06/25/2001

Hall Street Cold Storage Warehouses, Inc.
38 Hall Street
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4222/Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 12 Hall Street, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/14/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/05/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100851070    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 1 8
Current Violations 7 1 8
Initial Penalty $10,250 $28,000 $0 $0 $0 $38,250
Current Penalty $3,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $0 $16,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100030 A03 12/18/2001 12/31/2001 $400 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100036 B04 12/18/2001 12/21/2001 $400 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100037 Q02 12/18/2001 12/21/2001 $400 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100151 C 12/18/2001 12/31/2001 $500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100157 C01 12/18/2001 12/21/2001 $400 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19100178 L 12/18/2001 12/31/2001 $400 $1,750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100303 G02 I 12/18/2001 12/31/2001 $500 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Willful 5A0001 12/18/2001 12/31/2001 $13,000 $28,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202340030Event: 06/25/2001Employee Killed Falling Down Elevator Shaft
Employee #1, a 27-year-old male Warehouseman, was moving an electric hand pallet of frozen foods into the elevator and fell three stories through the open elevator shaftway onto the top of the elevator car. The distance from the shaftway to the top of the elevator car was measured at approximately 45 feet. The elevator was being used by another employee on a lower level. The hoistway doors and elevator gate interlocks were bypassed, including the electric switches in the elevator motor room, which were bypassed with the installation of an alligator clip. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, fall, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304520570 Fatality Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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