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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $575 $0 $0 $0 $0 $575
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 19100212 A 1 09/22/1988 09/25/1988 $400 $575 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14200513 Event: 08/08/1988Employee Killed In Fall From Automobile Shredder Conveyor
On August 8, 1988 Employee #1 and 2 crew members, employed by United Iron & Metal Co, Inc. were engaged in cleaning a jam from a Newell shredder that shreds automobiles. Employee #1 was on the 73-ft-long by 4-ft-wide #1 transfer conveyor at the shredder outlet. Employee #1 was told to exit the area, but the area was not readily visible to the shredder operator. Employee #1 fell and was carried up the conveyor where a brace knocked him off, causing him to fall 10 ft 4 in. to the ground, resulting in fatal head injuries.
Keywords: head, dismantling, conveyor, fall, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 104379409 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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