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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 978063.015 - Angel Aaa Electric, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 978063.015Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 05/24/2014

Angel Aaa Electric, Llc
109 Bass Pro Drive
Harlingen, TX 78550
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 1310 Teal Glen Court, Houston, TX 77062

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/27/2014
Emphasis: N:Svep, L:Constr6, N:CtargetClose Case:01/20/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident891100    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $8,400 $28,000 $0 $0 $0 $36,400
Current Penalty $2,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L01 II 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $1,000 $2,800 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260100 A 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $0 $0 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260451 A06 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $1,000 $2,800 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19260451 C02 V 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $0 $2,800 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19260602 C01 VII 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $0 $0 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 02001 Willful 19260451 G01 VII 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $4,000 $28,000 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 62149.015Event: 05/24/2014Employee Falls From Height And Is Killed
At 7:15 a.m. on May 24, 2014, an employee was unloading wire spools while inside a non-approved working platform. The working platform was next to a window at the 4th level floor of a hotel under construction. The working platform was supported and elevated by a sky track industrial truck; however, prior to lifting the employee, the working platform was not secured/tied to the industrial truck and the outriggers were not used. The industrial truck was parked on an incline, the forks were not retracted accordingly under the load, nor was fall protection utilized,. The industrial truck operator was not trained, and did not remain in the industrial truck vehicle. The employee and wire spools were elevated using the working platform approximately 40 feet above ground. Upon completing the lift, the operator left the controls of the industrial truck and proceeded to the fourth level floor as the working platform had been positioned next to an open hole window at the exterior wall of the hotel under construction. The employee began to unload the wire spools from the inside of the working platform and the working platform unexpectedly tilted to one side with the employee inside the working platform. The employee fell and was killed.
Keywords: aerial lift, falling object, hydraulic lift, scaffold, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 978063.015 Fatality Dislocation Laborers, except construction

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