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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 444074.015 - Alr Environmental Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Tarrytown

Nr: 444074.015Report ID: 0216000Open Date: 05/14/2012

Alr Environmental Corp.
260 East 143rd Street
Bronx, NY 10452
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 562910/Remediation Services
Mailing: 110-00 15th Avenue, College Point, NY 11356

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/24/2012
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:07/30/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident339220    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $10,400 $0 $0 $2,400 $0 $12,800
Current Penalty $10,400 $0 $0 $2,400 $0 $12,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260501 B04 I 09/28/2012 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19260501 B10 09/28/2012 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19260502 I04 09/28/2012 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Serious 19260503 A01 09/28/2012 10/29/2012 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 02001 Other 19040039 A 09/28/2012 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 03001 Other 19030019 C01 04/30/2013 06/17/2013 $400 $400 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 29875.015Event: 05/05/2012Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Skylight Opening On Roof.
At 12:00 noon on May 5, 2012, an employee was working for a firm engaged in remediation services in the Bronx, New York City, New York. Employee #1 and other coworkers were on a roof removing asbestos. Employee #1 directed coworkers to remove a cover from a skylight so that they could remove asbestos from around the rim of the skylight. The coworkers covered the skylight opening with a white PVC tarpulin to prevent asbestos from falling onto a staircase below. Their employer did not have guardrails around the skylight opening. The workers were not wearing fall arrest harnesses. Employee #1 walked into the skylight opening and fell through the skylight to the staircase below. He sustained blunt impact injuries to the head and torso with multiple fractures and visceral lacerations. Employee #1 was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Keywords: skylight, fall protection, head, laceration, fracture, fall, torso, asbestos, asbestos removal
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 444074.015 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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