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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $1,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 702012303 01/05/1994 01/08/1994 $350 $500 $0 01/14/1994 L - State Settlement
  2. 02002 Other 701005201 01/05/1994 12/13/1993 $1,500 $2,500 $0 01/14/1994 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170089965 Event: 12/13/1993Employee Injured In Fall From Collapsing Slinger
On or about 12:30 p.m. on December 2, 1993, Employee #1 was working with a slinger on a large metal casting. The Beardley & Pipe slinger (that the employees ride to pour sand over castings) had been damaged by a forklift on the night shift, but the damage had not been reported. When Employee #1 lowered the slinger to get a better pattern of sand, the hydraulic cylinder that supports the whole machine slipped out of the cup above it and the machine fell approximately 12 feet to the ground. Employee #1 was thrown about 15 feet up and away, landing on the concrete floor. He fractured his T-12 vertebra and his pelvis in three places.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, hydraulic cylinder, pelvis, fall, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124805623 Hospitalized injury Fracture Forging machine operators

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