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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 740003001 12/07/1987 12/21/1987 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 712273 Event: 10/29/1987Construction Employee Injured In Fall From Third Floor Level
AT APPROXIMATELY 3 PM ON OCTOBER 29, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 AND TWO OTHER EMPLOYEES WERE LOWERING A GROUT HOSE FROM THE THIRD FLOOR. THE HOSE WAS DRAPED OVER THE TOP OF THE GUARD RAIL, THEN OVER THE BUILDING'S EDGE. THE CONTROL CORD FOR THE GROUT PUMP WAS ATTACHED TO THE SAME GUARD RAIL. THE HOSE HUNG UP ON THE CORD AND ALLOWED TO "BELLY" AND ACCUMULATE SLACK. EMPLOYEE #1 ATTEMPTED TO FREE THE HANG UP. HE WAS SUCCESSFUL, BUT WHEN THE SLACK IN THE HOSE WAS SUDDENLY RELEASED THE GUARDRAIL TOP WAS SUBJECTED TO MORE WEIGHT THAN IT COULD HANDLE. THE RAIL WAS YANKED OVER THE SIDE, TAKING EMPLOYEE #1 WITH IT. HE FELL APPROXIMATELY 40 FEET, STRIKING THE LOWER LEVEL THEN THE GROUND. HE WAS QUICKLY ATTENDED TO BY A NEARBY PHYSICIAN AND NURSE, THEN TRANSPORTED BY AMBULANCE TO A HOSPITAL. HE WAS LISTED IN STABLE CONDITION WITH A FRACTURED LEFT LEG AND FRACTURED RIGHT KNEE CAP.
Keywords: knee, fracture, guardrail, construction, fall, fall protection, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105325492 Hospitalized injury Fracture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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