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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $2,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B01 03/24/1998 03/27/1998 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 03/24/1998 03/27/1998 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260100 A 03/24/1998 03/27/1998 $250 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19260550 A06 03/24/1998 06/01/1998 $500 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170017511 Event: 11/25/1997Employee Struck And Killed By Steel Column
Employee #1, age 19, was working as a crane operator's assistant. The crane operator and the erectors had just finished putting up eight 12 in. by 12 in. by 37 ft 6 in. long columns and were connecting the first crossbeam. None of the columns was guyed or supported, but they were being held in place by four wedge anchor bolts. One of the 4,500 lb columns fell and struck Employee #1. He was killed instantly.
Keywords: steel column, steel erection, struck by, crane operator, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109951145 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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