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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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
  1. 01001 Other ARM000205 A 04/24/1996 04/28/1996 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19101200 E01 04/24/1996 04/28/1996 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 897769 Event: 12/13/1995Window Washer Killed In Fall From Building
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on December 13, 1995, Employee #1 was preparing to wash windows from a boatswain's chair. He had rigged up his rappelling equipment and lifeline and had placed them over the side of a 14-story condominium building. He did not, however, connect to his lifeline when he went over the parapet wall and he did not fully engage the eye of his rappel rack into his locking type D-ring. As a result, Employee #1 fell to the ground and was killed.
Keywords: window washer, bosun chair, hoisting mechanism, lifeline, work rules, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125442988 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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