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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260105 A 01/21/1988 01/24/1988 $400 $1,000 $0 02/09/1988 R - Review Commission
  2. 02001 Other 19260021 B02 01/21/1988 02/08/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/09/1988 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 570374 Event: 12/16/1987Two Employees Fall From Elevator, One Is Killed
At approximately 9 a.m. on December 16, 1987, two employees, both ironworkers, were burning rivets on a truss in the roof area of a building. Employee #1 attempted to go around Employee #2. They both lost their balance and fell approximately 44.7 feet to the ground. Employee #1 suffered multiple wounds and trauma and died of his injuries. Employee #2 was hospitalized with compound fractures of both thighs, broken bones in both feet, a compound fracture of the left wrist, sprained right wrist, a crushed upper jaw and nose, and a fractured right side rib. Fall protection was not used.
Keywords: fracture, iron worker, welding, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101286508 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters
2 101286508 Fatality Fracture Welders and cutters

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