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Inspection: 317360303 - City Of Henderson - Public Services Department

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 317360303Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 12/05/2013

City Of Henderson - Public Services Department
900 South Beckford Dr.
Henderson, NC 27536
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
NAICS: 237310/ Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Mailing: P.O. Box 1434, Henderson, NC 27536

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/02/2014
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/02/2015
Emphasis: L:Commcon

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $2,925 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,925
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100146 C05II A 05/06/2014 05/14/2014 $2,925 $4,500 $0 06/24/2014 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01001B Serious 19100146 C04 05/06/2014 06/23/2014 $0 $0 $0 06/24/2014 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01001C Serious 19100146 C05II C 05/06/2014 05/14/2014 $0 $0 $0 06/24/2014 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 01001D Serious 19100146 G01 05/06/2014 06/23/2014 $0 $0 $0 06/24/2014 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200362135Event: 12/05/2013Worker Falls Into Storm Drain And Fractures Shoulder
On December 5, 2013, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by the City of Henderson Public Services Department, were performing maintenance/repair work to a storm drain along a road. As they removed the 2-foot by 3-foot cast iron grate that covered the drain opening, the grate fell down into the drain. Employee #1 did not release his grip on the grate in time, and he was pulled head first into the drain. He fell a height of approximately 13.5 feet and landed head first. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for a fractured left shoulder. He then was released without hospitalization.
Keywords: sewer, fracture, maintenance, cover, shoulder, drain pipe, construction, grating, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317360303 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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