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Inspection: 307611384 - Skanska Koch Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Bayside

Nr: 307611384Report ID: 0215600Open Date: 05/06/2008

Skanska Koch Inc.
Tri-Borough Bridge By 23rd St. & Hoyt Ave
Astoria, NY 11102
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: 400 Roosevelt Ave, Carteret, NJ 07008

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/15/2008
Emphasis: L:Fall, S:Fall From HeightClose Case:03/16/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260760 A01 09/10/2008 09/16/2008 $3,500 $3,500 $0 09/29/2008 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200831220Event: 05/06/2008Employee Is Killed In Fall From Bridge Bearing Plates
At 2:45 p.m. on May 6, 2008. Employee #1 and a coworker were replacing bridge bearing plates underneath the Triborough Bridge. Employee #1 was operating a rivet breaker when he fell 37 feet through a gap between an I-beam and a pier of the bridge. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he died at 5:45 p.m.
Keywords: beam, repair, pier, construction, fall, bridge
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307611384 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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