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Inspection Detail

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260451 F15 07/17/2002 07/22/2002 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 07/17/2002 08/19/2002 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201521481 Event: 07/03/2002Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder
On July 3, 2002, Employee #1, with Gerald's Painting, was painting a house dormer utilizing a prefabricated metal scaffold and a ladder. The scaffold was about 8 ft high and the ladder was placed on top of the scaffold to reach the dormer, which was well above 25 ft from the ground. Neither the scaffold nor the ladder was secured to the structure. When the ladder began to slide, the scaffold tipped over and Employee #1 fell backward. He was hospitalized for a fractured right elbow, a fractured right ankle, a fractured left wrist, and back injuries.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, ladder, back, fall, fall protection, elbow, painter, ankle, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123150443 Hospitalized injury Fracture Hand painting, coating and decorating occupations

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