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Inspection: 309311009 - Kiska Construction Corporation - U.S.A.

Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan

Nr: 309311009Report ID: 0215000Open Date: 10/04/2005

Kiska Construction Corporation - U.S.A.
2600 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10035
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1622/Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway Construction
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: 10-34 44th Drive Floor 2, Long Island City, NY 11101

Inspection Type:Planned
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/31/2005
Emphasis: L:Fall, S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:12/27/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260106 A 11/10/2005 11/18/2005 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202340873Event: 10/04/2005Carpenter Falls From Bridge Pier And Drowns
On October 4, 2005, Employee #1 was working as a carpenter, specializing in building docks. He was installing fender panels on a bridge pier. As he pulled a 1 inch diameter air hose into position to power some pneumatic tools, he fell from the pier into water approximately fifteen feet deep and drowned. Possibly, he struck his head on a protruding portion of the fender system prior to striking the water.
Keywords: portable power tool, dock, pier, carpenter, struck against, compressed air, fall, bridge, drown, air line
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309311009 Fatality Other Carpenters

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