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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $2,160 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,160
Current Penalty $2,160 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,160
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260028 A 05/16/1991 05/19/1991 $720 $720 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260500 B01 05/16/1991 05/19/1991 $720 $720 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19260500 D01 05/16/1991 05/19/1991 $720 $720 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 674341 Event: 04/22/1991Employee Dies In Fall
Employee #1 was installing a cooler on a 40 ft high cooling tower. He was removing the safety rigging and equipment jacks and shimming up the cooler unit when he lost his balance and fell to the ground. Employee #1 died of multiple (head) injuries. He had, but was not wearing, a safety belt and lifeline; the openings for the cooler units were not covered or guarded; and the platform was without a guardrail.
Keywords: head, installing, cooling tower, work rules, construction, climbing on column, fall, fall protection, lost balance, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111034260 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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