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Inspection Detail

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 1713 B 04/08/1994 04/08/1994 $200 $200 $0 04/21/1994 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170359624 Event: 10/08/1993Employees Fall When Elevated Walkway Collapses
At about 1:00 p.m. on October 8, 1993, at a downtown children's museum, Employees #1 and #2, concrete finishers, were seriously injured when the metal decking constructed to support an elevated walkway collapsed and the employees fell about 7 1/2 feet to the museum floor. Other company workers in the area came to their rescue and 911 was called. Within 3 minutes, the ambulance with paramedics arrived and Employees #1 and #2 were transported to a local hospital. The metal decking covering the 6 foot wide by 7 foot long walkway section that collapsed was not a single piece construction. The area had been overlapped with two sections of metal decking approximately 3 feet long that had been constructed by the contractor responsible for the decking. Only the last 7 feet on the east side of the elevated walkway were constructed by overlapping metal sheeting and supported with metal angle bracing. The rest of the walkway on the project was 5 feet wide and constructed of single piece metal decking. A city inspector had approved the structural floor system earlier that morning when the permit tag was signed. Employee #1's injuries were severed tendons, nerves, and veins on the left hand and a broken front tooth. Employee #2's injuries was severely avulsed tissue on both forearms.
Keywords: collapse, unsecured panel, work rules, walk platform, construction, metal sheet, metal decking, fall, bracing
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119993038 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Concrete and terrazzo finishers
2 119993038 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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