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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
Current Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19040039 A01 10/13/2016 $3,500 $3,500 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002A Serious 19260652 C04 III 10/13/2016 $700 $700 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01002B Serious 19260652 G02 10/13/2016 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 02001 Other 19261053 B16 10/13/2016 10/21/2016 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 84673.015 Event: 04/19/2016Worker Is Struck And Killed By Backhoe Bucket
At 12:00 p.m. on April 19, 2016, Employee #1 and a coworker were removing dirt f rom a trench that measured 10.25 feet deep. While Employee #1 used a shovel to s coop the dirt from the trench, the coworker was instructed to lower the bucket o f a backhoe into the trench, where the dirt would be placed. As the coworker ope rated the backhoe controls, he unintentionally maneuvered the bucket in a forwa rd direction, striking Employee #1 and pinning him between the bucket and the tr ench wall. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries. The incident investiga tion revealed that the coworker was untrained in the operation of the backhoe.
Keywords: backhoe bucket, construction vehicle, pinned, struck by, trench, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1141195.015 Fatality Helpers, construction trades

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