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Inspection: 311086920 - Pro-Tech Caulking & Waterproofing

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 311086920Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 11/08/2007

Pro-Tech Caulking & Waterproofing
17001 Collins Avenue
Sunny Isles, FL 33160
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 4804 Ne 10th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/09/2007
Close Case:04/07/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100680164    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200677052Event: 11/08/2007Employee Killed When Struck On Head By Falling Clamp
At approximately 8:40 a.m. on November 8, 2007, Employee #1, of Pro-Tech Caulking & Waterproofing, was engaged in hot work in an open area at ground level, sealing the floor of a building under construction against water intrusion and filtration. Coworkers from Permik Steel Erectors, Inc., knocked a C-clamp over the toe board of a scissor lift. The clamp struck the balcony floor and then fell 43 stories, striking Employee #1 on the head. His hard hat was destroyed by the impact and he was killed. Employee #1 had been trained on safety subjects such as fall protection, PPE, and hazardous communication. The company had a safety program and conducted regular talks and training with employees. At this site, the general contractor required that all subcontractors prepare and submit daily reports on the work to be performed, and safety practices expected to be followed. There were three coworkers helping Employee #1 when the accident occurred, but none of them witnessed the accident.
Keywords: head, construction, struck by, hand tool, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311086920 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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