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Inspection: 310488739 - Argus Contracting, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 310488739Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 08/24/2007

Argus Contracting, Inc
5600 Rickenbacker
Bell, CA 90201
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 562910/Remediation Services
Mailing: 2340 E Artesia Bl, Long Beach, CA 90805

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/29/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:09/17/2007
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202453734Event: 08/24/2007Employee Killed In Fall Through Roof Opening
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on August 24, 2007, Employee #1, an asbestos worker with 10 years of experience with Argus Contracting, Inc., was part of a crew demolishing the asbestos-containing roof of a United States Army Reserve warehouse. Employee #1 was shoveling roofing material off the roof and onto the warehouse floor when he fell approximately 26.6 ft through a roof opening and onto the concrete floor. He died of injuries sustained in the fall. Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness, but was not secured to an anchor point.
Keywords: demolition, work rules, construction, manual mat handling, fall, fall protection, roof opening, tie-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310488739 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers

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