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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
Current Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
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 06/27/1990 06/30/1990 $560 $700 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14386791 Event: 04/27/1990Employee Crushed, Asphyxiated, And Killed By Steel I-Beam
At approximately 1:40 p.m. on April 27, 1990, Employee #1 was working at a dock storage area dismantling steel beams on an electrical buss cans. He used a cutting torch to remove the braces from the I-beam but positioned himself under the beam without securing the beam from falling on him. When the final cut was completed, the beam fell, pinning him and crushing his rib cage into his knees. Employee #1 died of asphyxia.
Keywords: steel beam, asphyxiated, dismantling, unsecured, pinned, work rules, construction, crushed, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103207775 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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