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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $600 $0 $3,600
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $50 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 23400001 02/07/1995 03/06/1995 $50 $150 $0 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 25000008 A 02/07/1995 03/06/1995 $300 $300 $0 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 3203 A 02/07/1995 03/27/1995 $0 $150 $0 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 02001 Serious 6981 A 02/07/1995 11/18/1994 $250 $3,000 $0 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170697072 Event: 11/04/1994Employee Breaks Neck In Fall From Conveyor Belt
Employee #1 and his partner removed a worn section of screen, weighing about 90 lb and measuring approximately 4 feet by 6 feet, from a long vibrating screen deck. They carried the screen to the end of a horizontal conveyor belting surface, and together tossed the screen to the ground. Employee #1, however, was wearing leather gloves that had a tightening strap on the back of the wrist and this became caught in the mesh. The weight of the falling screen pulled Employee #1 off the conveyor. He landed face first on the cobblestone ground. He suffered a fractured neck vertebra, a broken nose, and 12 broken teeth as well as lacerations and other bruises. His partner immediately called for help and the local emergency medical unit was contacted. First aid was applied immediately to open up his air passage and stabilize his neck. The emergency medical unit removed Employee #1 to the UC Denver Medical Center.
Keywords: fracture, glove, work rules, caught by, nose, conveyor, fall, neck, conveyor belt, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111970588 Hospitalized injury Fracture Production helpers

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