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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $10,750
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $10,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 341 A01 03/22/1993 03/22/1993 $750 $750 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 1541 J01 03/22/1993 03/17/1993 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  3. 03001 Serious 1541 I02 03/22/1993 03/17/1993 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 960351 Event: 03/16/1993Employee Injured In Excavation Cave-In
Employee #1 was remodeling an old post office building to bring it up to earthquake code. To install rebar and concrete around the basement column, he had to dig an excavation that was approximately 10 ft by 9 ft by 10 ft deep. He was down approximately 5 ft and was leveling to put in shoring when the wall collapsed, pinning him against the column. Employee #1 was hospitalized. The cave-in occurred under a wall column that rested on a concrete slab.
Keywords: excavation, pinned, column, construction, shoring, sloping, cave-in
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111860748 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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