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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $225 $0 $225
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $225 $0 $225
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1675 J 11/06/2002 11/12/2002 $225 $225 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170842421 Event: 10/30/2002Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder
On October 30, 2002, Employee #1 was at the top of a two-section Werner extension ladder which was leaning against the corner of a box beam column. While he was welding steel hangers onto the column, the ladder slipped, and Employee #1 fell approximately 10 ft onto a coil of hose from an oxy-acetylene torch. He was hospitalized with two left rear fractured ribs and a collapsed left lung. The accident was caused by failure to adequately secure the ladder.
Keywords: fracture, lung, extension ladder, ladder, slip, column, rib, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119625648 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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