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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 5021 A 06/26/1991 07/25/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1675 K 06/26/1991 06/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Serious 1712 A 06/26/1991 06/26/1991 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170191068 Event: 05/31/1991Employee'S Leg Injured When Impaled On Steel Rod
Employee #1, a bricklayer at the construction site of an electric power generating plant, was on a ladder inside a large duct, cleaning refractory material. The refractory material was held in place by 3/8 in. diameter steel rods that were welded vertically to the interior walls, ceiling, and floor of the duct. Employee #1 fell from the ladder, and one of the rods impaled his leg. He was hospitalized for 3 days.
Keywords: impaled, work rules, cleaning, ladder, construction, fall, fall protection, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111758355 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported

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