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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311962583 - J.T. Vaughn Enterprises, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 311962583Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 04/22/2009

J.T. Vaughn Enterprises, Inc.
1500 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77047
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1541/General Contractors-Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 10355 Westpark Dr., Houston, TX 77042

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/03/2009
Close Case:04/11/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 07/13/2009 07/21/2009 $0 $5,000 $0 08/04/2009 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Serious 19260200 A 07/13/2009 07/20/2009 $3,500 $5,000 $0 08/04/2009 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201924834Event: 04/22/2009Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Door
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on April 22, 2009, Employee #1 was installing and adjusting metal studs in a hallway of a vault for installation of drywall. There was an 84-in. by 51-in. by 2-in. lead filled door leaning against the wall in a near vertical position. The approximate weight of the door was 3,510 pounds. The door was on the opposite wall of Employee #1 and the hallway was less than 6 ft wide. Employee #1 turned around to face the door when the door came down on his chest, pinning him between the door and the wall. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: chest, fracture, pinned, construction, caught between, crushed, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311962583 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers

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