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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $180 $0 $0 $0 $0 $180
Current Penalty $180 $0 $0 $0 $0 $180
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100178 M12 I 04/11/1988 04/14/1988 $180 $180 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100178 M12 II 04/11/1988 04/14/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100023 C01 04/11/1988 04/14/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 758680 Event: 12/05/1987Employee Falls From Moving Work Platform
At 1:15 p.m. on December 5, 1987, Employee #1 had changed a light on the top edge of the factory building and, instead of getting down from the platform, had the industrial lift truck operator move him and the platform toward the middle of the building, where he planned to change another light. The 12 ft 1 1/2 in. high work platform was fastened to the lift truck by one fork inserted in a tube at the bottom and the other fork secured by a 15 in. C clamp. As the truck was being driven over a broken concrete surface, the C clamp worked loose, causing the platform to swivel on the fork and to fall to the ground. Employee #1's head hit the ground. He was unconscious and bleeding from the nose and mouth. Employee #1 was taken to a local hospital, suffering a concussion.
Keywords: unconsciousness, loss of blood, collapse, work rules, equipment failure, industrial truck, fall, concussion, elevated work plat
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103941977 Hospitalized injury Concussion Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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