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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $3,750 $0 $0 $125 $0 $3,875
Current Penalty $3,750 $0 $0 $125 $0 $3,875
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 04/27/1999 04/30/1999 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3314 F 04/27/1999 05/10/1999 $50 $50 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3328 H 04/27/1999 05/27/1999 $75 $75 $0 -
  4. 02001 Serious 3664 E 04/27/1999 04/30/1999 $3,750 $3,750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170890628 Event: 12/18/1998Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Mast Of Forklift
Employee #1, a pesticide applicator for a company that operates a controlled fumigation chamber and storage quarantine for imported agricultural shipments, was replacing a hydraulic line on an industrial forklift. He started to remove the line and, when the pressure was released, the mast fell. He suffered a fractured left forearm and his left middle finger was amputated. The forks were approximately 18 in. high and Employee #1 had used to form of chocking or blocking.
Keywords: chock, fracture, amputated, blocks, finger, work rules, hydraulic line, industrial truck, struck by, pressure release
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111741146 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pest control occupations

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