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Inspection Detail

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3328 G 07/23/1990 08/31/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3657 H 07/23/1990 08/31/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3664 A 07/23/1990 07/30/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170207013 Event: 07/03/1990Employee Falls From Forklift Platform When Mechanism Breaks
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on July 3, 1990, Employee #1 was being lifted in a 4 ft by 4 ft by 2 ft wooden box on pallets to a work level 15 ft above the ground to clean the inside of a water condenser. The lifting mechanism on the forklift broke, dropping him 15 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained three crushed vertebrae and a dislocated left knee. A general violation of T8CCR 3328(g), 3657(h), and 3664(a) was cited relating to the accident. The violations were not made serious because the employer did not have knowledge of the independent act of his employee.
Keywords: knee, hoisting mechanism, work rules, equipment failure, crushed, industrial truck, dislocated, fall, elevated work plat, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111776985 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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