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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $510 $0 $0 $0 $0 $510
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 19260100 A 10/25/1989 10/28/1989 $300 $510 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 823849 Event: 09/07/1989Employee Struck By Pulley
Employee #1 was removing old electric cable from existing conduit using a Greenleaf wire pulling machine and a twenty-pound roller pulley connected to the abandoned electric panel employees. He had made all connections and started pulling on the electric cable. Other employees were standing clear of the operation when the electric cable became stuck and would not move. Employee #1 stepped in front of the operation and bent over to check the electric cable to free it. The twenty-pound roller pulley pulled loose from its support and struck Employee #1 in the right side of his head. Employee #1 was not wearing a hard hat. He suffered a concussion and was hospitalized. It was noted that employees had been trained at pulling wire out of old conduit.
Keywords: hard hat, electric cable, struck by, concussion, pulley
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108422106 Hospitalized injury Concussion Electricians

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