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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260550 A01 04/25/2000 04/28/2000 $3,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14280911 Event: 04/10/2000Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Crane Boom
Employee #1 was part of a crew that was assembling a crane. The crane gantry, which was not fully raised, was in the "floating" position. The crew was standing under the crane boom, on the goose neck of a tractor trailer. When the load line started to raise the erection block lying on the goose neck, the gantry raised and the boom fell. All the workers except Employee #1 were able to jump off the trailer. He was struck by the boom and pinned to the trailer, suffering a broken back and possibly pelvic damage. When the boom was raised, Employee #1 fell from the trailer and struck his head, sustaining a laceration that required six sutures to close. He was hospitalized for his injuries, which were considered life-threatening for several days.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, crane boom, construction, gantry crane, back, caught between, fall, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109846006 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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