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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 8 8
Current Violations 8 8
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 3210 A 09/10/1991 05/13/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3273 A 09/10/1991 10/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 5144 C 09/10/1991 09/10/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 5144 D02 09/10/1991 09/10/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 5144 D04 09/10/1991 09/10/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01006 Other 5144 F01 09/10/1991 09/10/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01007 Other 5143 A03 09/10/1991 10/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 01008 Other 51540001 E03 09/20/1991 09/10/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170206536 Event: 05/29/1991Employee Fractures Neck In Fall From Unguarded Platform
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on May 29, 1991, Employee #1 and a coworker were 8 ft 6 1/2 in. high on an elevated work platform, repositioning 50 gallon wine barrels that had been treated with sulfur. Employee #1 stepped backward and fell 8 ft off the unguarded end of a platform. He suffered a neck fracture. Two days before the accident, the owner had told the cellar master to "get a crew and make sure the chains are up." The cellar master had agreed to do this, but had not completed it before work commenced in the area. The wine maker was not on site at the time of the accident. Employee #1 was removed to the local community hospital for emergency treatment and from there transported to a specialty hospital with expertise in the treatment of spinal injuries. At present he has stabilized and is gaining he use of his upper extremities.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, guardrail, work rules, fall, fall protection, neck, walking backward, elevated work plat, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111844726 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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