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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
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 3440 C01 11/15/1990 11/30/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3440 C02 11/15/1990 11/30/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170207575 Event: 10/31/1990Employee Injured When Clothing Caught By Rotating Shaft
Employee #1 climbed to the back of a tractor to advance the throttle and speed up the PTO-driven pump. As he was descending, his clothing became caught in the rotating shaft and he suffered a broken leg. He then fell to the ground, breaking both arms. The PTO-shaft on the 40-year-old farm model tractor had never been guarded. The employer, who had owned the vehicle for over 10 years, used it as a stationary piece of equipment.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, rotating shaft, work rules, caught by, tractor, arm, power take-off, unguarded, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111787008 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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