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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,435 $0 $2,435
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $1,125
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509(A) 10/23/2017 $0 $935 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(2) 10/23/2017 $0 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 1593(B) 10/23/2017 $1,125 $1,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95373.015 Event: 05/01/2017Worker Operating Scraper Incurs Spinal Fracture
At 11:30 a.m. on May 1, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a constru ction company, were engaged in site grading for a residential construction proje ct. Each was operating a Caterpillar 657E Push Pull Scraper, with Coworker #1 i n the lead and Employee #1 driving in the rear. Coworker #1 reached the bottom of a cut and leveled out. The push block of Employee #1's scraper rode up onto the stinger of the lead scraper. Coworker #1 pulled away his lead scraper. The rear scraper dropped off the lead scraper's stinger and hit the hard ground. E mployee #1, who was belted in the rear scraper and leaning forward, was injured when his scraper hit the ground. Emergency services were called, and Employee # 1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured spine.
Keywords: collision, construction, construction vehicle, driver, earthmoving equip, equipment operator, fall, fracture, scraper, spine
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1231027.015 Hospitalized injury Excavating and loading machine operators

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