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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,375
Current Penalty $435 $0 $0 $0 $0 $435
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3642 A 1 03/03/1994 12/29/1993 $435 $1,875 $0 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3657 A 2 03/08/1994 03/11/1994 $0 $1,250 $0 D - Govt Dismissed
Deleted 3. 03001 Serious 3657 A 5 03/02/1994 12/29/1993 $0 $1,250 $0 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170177786 Event: 12/27/1993Employee Falls From 7 Foot Platform When Support Breaks
Employee #1 was standing on an elevated wooden platform raised more than 7 feet above the trench floor by a forklift, drilling a hole in a 16 foot concrete wall. The wooden platform was not equipped with guardrails and safety lanyards. A wooden 2 foot by 4 foot cross-brace on the platform underside secured the platform. Employee #1 needed assistance, so another worker climbed up the platform to assist. The weight of the two workers caused the cross-braces to break, tipping the platform. Employee #1 and the other worker fell more than 7 feet to the trench floor. Employee #1 fractured his left shoulder and his right ankle.
Keywords: platform, fracture, guardrail, work rules, construction, industrial truck, lanyard, brace, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112150388 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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