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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309345288 - Hunt Construction Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Arizona Phoenix Sfty

Nr: 309345288Report ID: 0950411Open Date: 08/22/2005

Hunt Construction Group, Inc.
225 East Monroe Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 426 North 44th Street, Suite #410, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/18/2005
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:10/18/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201991973Event: 08/22/2005Employee Is Killed In Fall
Employee #1, a steel erection worker, was straddling an I-beam, working approximately 51 feet above the surface. He was using the pointed end of a spud wrench to align the bolt holes of two beams. Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness, a tether line, and a .63-in. steel safety line. The safety line and tether were not attached to a tie off point or to the beam, therefore Employee #1 was not tied off. While he was aligning the bolt holes Employee #1 dropped his spud wrench. He then used a sleeving bar to finish the alignment work. The bar slipped out of the bolt hole as the he placed pressure on the bar. When the bar slipped, Employee #1 lost his balance, fell, and was killed.
Keywords: struck against, construction, steel erection, fall, fall protection, lost balance, steel connecting, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309345288 Fatality Fracture Structural metal workers

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