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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 2 5
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $5,250 $0 $0 $750 $0 $6,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260451 A03 10/05/1992 10/08/1992 $0 $1,875 $0 11/02/1992 R - Review Commission
  2. 01002 Other 19260550 A07 I 10/05/1992 10/09/1992 $0 $1,500 $0 11/02/1992 R - Review Commission
  3. 01003 Serious 19260550 A09 10/05/1992 10/08/1992 $1,000 $1,875 $0 11/02/1992 R - Review Commission
Deleted 4. 02001 Other 19260550 A05 10/05/1992 10/08/1992 $0 $750 $0 11/02/1992 R - Review Commission
  5. 02002 Other 19260550 F02 II 10/05/1992 10/08/1992 $0 $0 $0 11/02/1992 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14508840 Event: 09/08/1992Employee Killed When Work Platform Falls
Employee #1 and two coworkers were assigned the task of increasing the distance between the tops of 44 ft form columns. Employee #1 and one coworker were working from platforms on the columns while the other employee jacked the east side form to spread the top. The platform that had been bolted to the top of the columns served two functions: it provided a working surface when pouring the forms, and it held the forms a specified distance apart. Employee #1 and a coworker unbolted the platform from the west side column and measured the opening as the third worker operated the jack and used a wedge. As he raised the inside of the east column, the platform slid across the top of the west column. The columns had been separated approximately 5 of the required 6 inches when the irregular bottom of the platform apparently became hung up on the column top. Continued jacking caused the platform to jump off the west column. Employee #1 fell with the platform; his abdomen struck a moored vessel and he was killed.
Keywords: platform, abdomen, unsecured, work rules, column, construction, fall, fall protection, jack, work platform
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102896982 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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