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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313118747 - City Heights Window Cleaning Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 313118747Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 03/23/2009

City Heights Window Cleaning Inc
5800 84th St W
Bloomington, MN 55437
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7349/Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere
NAICS: 561790/Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
Mailing: 2804 5th Ave N, Anoka, MN 55303

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/15/2009
Close Case:12/06/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100511740    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $51,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $51,250
Current Penalty $31,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $31,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 182065302 09/21/2009 09/25/2009 $15,000 $25,000 $0 09/22/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100066 C04 09/21/2009 10/19/2009 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100066 J 09/21/2009 09/25/2009 $15,000 $25,000 $0 09/22/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 182065308 09/21/2009 10/19/2009 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200514818Event: 03/21/2009Employee Falls And Dies While Preparing To Wash Windows
On March 21, 2009, Employee #1, a window washer, working for City Heights Window Cleaning, was on site to wash exterior windows on the building with three other City Heights Window Cleaning employees. He fell while attempting to anchor himself to an anchor point engineered on the exterior of the building located in Bloomington, Minnesota. Employee #1 died from the injuries received during the fall.
Keywords: anchor, window washer, cleaning, safety belt, fracture, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313118747 Fatality Fracture Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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