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Inspection: 313766016 - Jensen'S Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 313766016Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 09/18/2009

Jensen'S Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
235 Lions Drive
Barrington, IL 60010
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1711/Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 670 E. Calhoun St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/01/2009
Emphasis: L:Fall, S:Commercial Constr, S:Fall From HeightClose Case:12/17/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral201269644    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260501 B15 11/27/2009 12/09/2009 $1,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19260502 D16 III 11/27/2009 12/09/2009 $1,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260502 D06 I 11/27/2009 12/09/2009 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201262623Event: 09/18/2009Employee Is Injured In Fall From Bar Joists
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on September 18, 2009, Employee #1, with Jensen's Plumbing & Heating, Inc., was installing a steel support cable for a fabric HVAC duct to the bar joists in the gymnasium of a park district recreational building under construction. He accessed the bar joist by raising the basket of a scissors lift to the bottom of the bar joist and climbing out. Employee #1 fell approximately 10 ft to a concrete running track. He was hospitalized for a concussion. Employee #1 does not remember if he was entering or exiting the lift when he fell. He was wearing a full body harness with a six-foot Miller Sofstop lanyard. Employee #1 stated that he had been using the bar joist as an anchorage point; however, he was not anchored when he fell.
Keywords: head, wire rope, unsecured, construction, lanyard, fall, fall protection, concussion, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313766016 Hospitalized injury Concussion Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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