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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304611460 - Quality Tank & Construction Co

Inspection Information - Office: Or Portland

Nr: 304611460Report ID: 1054111Open Date: 06/12/2001

Quality Tank & Construction Co
1300 Kaster Rd
St Helens, OR 97051
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: Po Box 730, Sandy, OR 97055

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/17/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/16/2002

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
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
  1. 01001A Serious 701076001 A 09/07/2001 10/08/2001 $0 $300 $0 09/17/2001 D - Govt Dismissed
  2. 01001B Serious 702002607 K 09/07/2001 10/08/2001 $0 $0 $0 09/17/2001 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201631892Event: 06/08/2001Employee Died In Fall In Transfer From One Ladder To Another
On or about June 9, 2001, at approximately 3:25p.m., an employee was welding a plate to the inside of a dissolving tank. He was using two stepladders to do the task. After he welded one piece, he stepped from one ladder to the other. As he was doing so, the second ladder fell over sending him to the metal grating 6 feet below. The employee sustained four fractured ribs on his right side and died.
Keywords: fracture, stepladder, ladder, rib, fall, lost balance, tie-off, scaffolding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304611460 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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