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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 530559.015 - Reilly Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Madison

Nr: 530559.015Report ID: 0523300Open Date: 07/19/2012

Reilly Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
507 W Main Street
Cobb, WI 53526
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 116, Darlington, WI 53530

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/19/2012
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:11/30/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral459511 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
Current Penalty $1,960 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,960
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 11/14/2012 11/27/2012 $1,960 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 24135.015Event: 07/18/2012Employee On Scissor Lift Is Struck By Overhead Door And Fall
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on July 18, 2012, Employee #1 was using a Sky-Jack scissor lift to remove interior metal siding on a piece of HVAC equipment. The HVAC equipment was going to be relocated. He was working alone in the wash bay of a commercial facility. At full extension on the scissor lift, the lift was at an approximate height of 21 ft. An individual, who was located outside of the building, opened a nearby overhead door via an overhead door remote. Upon, opening the overhead door, the door contacted the scissor lift and caused the scissor lift to collapse onto the hard concrete surface below. Employee #1 and the lift collapsed and both fell approximately 21 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained head trauma and upper leg injuries. He had not been trained on recognizing additional hazards that could affect the safe operation of the scissor lift. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he was hospitalized for surgical procedures and additional medical treatment.
Keywords: struck by, leg, scaffold, head, aerial lift, door, door machine, fall, collapse, scaffolding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 530559.015 Hospitalized injury Concussion Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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