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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $3,800 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $5,800
Current Penalty $2,280 $0 $0 $1,200 $0 $3,480
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260350 H 01/12/1994 01/18/1994 $480 $800 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260550 A06 01/12/1994 02/08/1994 $600 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260750 B01 II 01/12/1994 01/18/1994 $1,200 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19040008 01/12/1994 01/18/1994 $1,200 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 569137 Event: 11/18/1993Employee Killed In 40 Ft Fall From Column
Employee #1 was one of two workers hooking a column to a beam at the top flanges. To do so, the crew was to crawl down a beam to another level and then crawl up another beam. A beam would be raised to hook onto the column at the mid-flange. The coworker noticed that Employee #1 was on the column with his lanyard wrapped around it twice. The lanyard was above the flange; Employee #1 was below it. Employee #1 appeared to be shinnying up the column to free the lanyard when he fell approximately 40 feet to a concrete surface. He died from his injuries 4 days later. Employee #1's lanyard was found detached at one end. Neither the belt nor the lanyard was damaged from use nor did they fail. A net was not provided or available.
Keywords: beam, work rules, safety belt, column, construction, lanyard, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107705774 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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