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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307878397 - G.E.M. Constructors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte

Nr: 307878397Report ID: 0453730Open Date: 07/27/2004

G.E.M. Constructors, Inc.
Grid-35 Grace Corpening Rd/Senior Center Basement
Marion, NC 28752
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 2024 Nix Creek Road, Suite A, Marion, NC 28752

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/16/2004
Planning Guide: Health-Construction Close Case:08/01/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102094521    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260055 A 09/24/2004 11/12/2004 $500 $500 $0 10/26/2004 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01001B Serious 19260055 B 09/24/2004 11/12/2004 $0 $0 $0 10/26/2004 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 01001C Serious 19100134 A02 09/24/2004 11/12/2004 $0 $0 $0 10/26/2004 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202076030Event: 07/26/2004Three Employees Are Overcome By Carbon Monoxide
On July 26, 2004, a general contractor, G.E.M. Constructors, Inc., sub-contracted Newton's Concrete Finishing to perform concrete work in the basement of a Senior Center in Marion, NC. The employees of Newton's Concrete Finishing were using gas-powered trowels to perform the concrete work. Three employees of G.E.M. Constructors, Inc. were exposed to carbon monoxide and felt sick. They were taken to the hospital to have their blood tested for carbon monoxide levels. The employees of G.E.M. Constructors, Inc. were not hospitalized
Keywords: concrete form work, concrete slab, ventilation, construction, inhalation, exhaust fumes, overexposure, carbon monoxide, concrete, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307878397 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers
2 307878397 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers
3 307878397 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Construction laborers

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