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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 113168090 - Ge Transportation Systems

Inspection Information - Office: Erie

Nr: 113168090Report ID: 0336000Open Date: 12/03/2001

Ge Transportation Systems
2901 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16531
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3743/Railroad Equipment

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/15/2002
Close Case:07/12/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $4,500 $0 $4,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100132 A 01/28/2002 03/15/2002 $4,500 $4,500 $0 02/20/2002 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200380392Event: 12/03/2001Employee Killed In Fall From Elevation
Employee #1 was changing light bulbs from the bridge of a crane. A coworker had the radio control device that moves the crane. Employee #1 motioned to move on to the next set of lights to be changed. When the crane moved, Employee #1 fell approximately 36 ft to the concrete floor. Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness but did not have the hook attached to a tie-off point. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: unsecured, fall, fall protection, tie-off, contusion, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 113168090 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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