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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
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
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B01 09/25/1991 09/30/1991 $5,000 $5,000 $0 10/08/1991 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 09/25/1991 09/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 10/08/1991 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002A Serious 19260020 B03 09/25/1991 09/30/1991 $3,000 $5,000 $0 10/08/1991 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01002B Serious 19260300 A 09/25/1991 09/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 10/08/1991 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 773796 Event: 03/25/1991Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Guardrail
Employee #1 had finished his part of a truss extension operation. He had started moving his manlift away when a 50 ton truss set at a horizontal angle came free from a cable control. Apparently, the forward pulling winch control gear disengaged and the brake failed. The truss moved backward, unbalanced and missed the installation support rollers. The truss fell, striking the employee's manlift propulsion unit. The manlift's boom propelled the guardrail into Employee #1's head. He was killed.
Keywords: fracture, head, guardrail, boom, construction, equipment failure, struck by, elevator, winch
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110382751 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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