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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,160 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,160
Current Penalty $590 $0 $0 $0 $0 $590
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 09/02/1986 09/09/1986 $180 $350 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19260652 C 09/02/1986 09/05/1986 $410 $810 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260652 H 09/02/1986 09/05/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14570188 Event: 08/21/1986Employee Killed In Trench Cave-In
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on August 21, 1986, Employee #1 and #2 were laying pipe 20 ft from the rear of a 63-ft-long by 8-ft-8-in.-deep by 3-ft-8-in. wide trench. The east wall caved in, completely burying both men against the west wall. They sustained crushing injuries to their heads and chests, and had their spines forced into their brains. Both employees were pronounced dead at the scene by the Fairfield coroner. The walls of the trench were neither sloped nor shored.
Keywords: chest, head, work rules, construction, trench, crushed, shoring, sloping, buried, cave-in
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100075092 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 100075092 Occupation Not Listed

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