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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,120
Current Penalty $650 $0 $0 $0 $0 $650
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260028 A 08/26/1988 08/29/1988 $325 $560 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260500 D01 08/26/1988 08/29/1988 $325 $560 $0 I - Informal Settlement

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 100794528 Occupation Not Listed

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