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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 7 10
Current Violations 3 7 10
Initial Penalty $960 $0 $0 $0 $0 $960
Current Penalty $520 $0 $0 $0 $0 $520
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260303 C03 08/31/1988 09/13/1988 $220 $400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260450 B02 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $170 $320 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260700 B02 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $130 $240 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19260150 C01 VIII 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02002 Other 19260350 A01 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02003 Other 19260404 B01 I 08/31/1988 09/09/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02004 Other 19260404 F07 IVC 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02005 Other 19260405 G02 III 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02006 Other 19260550 A09 08/31/1988 09/03/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 02007 Other 19260700 D09 08/31/1988 09/13/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14236954 Event: 07/12/1988Employee Killed In Fall From Scaffold
Employee #1 and a coworker were dismantling a scaffold, working their way down from the top. They had just removed a 4 ft section and were standing on the third section of the tubular welded frame scaffold. Both were standing on one piece of 2 ft by 10 ft planking, which was the only flooring. The coworker descended to the ground to get a drink of water. When he returned, he looked up and saw Employee #1 removing one of the end braces from the scaffold. As Employee #1 was holding it, the brace twisted in his hands and he lost his balance, falling 19 ft to a concrete slab. He died in the hospital two days later of cranial cerebral trauma. Safety belts were provided by the employer, but neither worker was using one.
Keywords: lost balance, fall protection, brain, tubular scaffold, head, dismantling, fall, work rules, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100794510 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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