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Inspection: 972448 - Brennan Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford

Nr: 972448Report ID: 0112000Open Date: 06/29/1984

Brennan Construction Company
Rt 111
Trumbull, CT 06111
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 223 Canal St, Shelton, CT 06484

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/05/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/12/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360572291    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260451 X06 III 08/03/1984 08/10/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14271027Event: 06/29/1984Fall From Work Platform
EMPLOYEES WERE IN THE PROCESS OF POURING A CONCRETE FOUNDATION WALL. THEY WERE WORKING FROM A WORK PLATFORM COVERING AN ELEVATOR SHAFT. AS A HYDRAULIC CRANE WAS IN THE PROCESS OF SWINGING A TWO (2) YARD BUCKET, WHICH CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY ONE (1) YARD OF CONCRETE, OVER THE PLATFORM, THE HOISTING LINE BROKE. THE BUCKET SMASHED THROUGH THE WORK PLATFORM, SENDING TWO (2) MEN AND THE BUCKET TO THE GROUND APPROXIMATELY 24' BELOW. EMPLOYEE #1 LANDED IN THE ELEVATOR PIT, ALONG SIDE THE BUCKET, AND WAS FATALLY INJURED. HE SUSTAINED MULTIPLE FRACTURES AND INTERNAL INJURIES. EMPLOYEE #2 LANDED ON THE GROUND AND WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERAL FRACTURED RIBS AND HEAD LACERATIONS. THE WORK PLATFORM WAS APPROXIMATELY 24 FEET HIGH. A GROVE CRANE WAS USED.
Keywords: fracture, concrete bucket, fall, work platform, concrete, crane, hoistline, hydraulic crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 972448 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 972448 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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