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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $16,200 $0 $0 $1,250 $0 $17,450
Current Penalty $16,200 $0 $0 $620 $0 $16,820
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 5162 A 03/21/2001 03/30/2001 $250 $500 $0 04/13/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3381 A 03/21/2001 03/30/2001 $185 $375 $0 04/13/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3203 B02 03/21/2001 04/23/2001 $185 $375 $0 04/13/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Serious 3653 A 03/21/2001 04/23/2001 $16,200 $16,200 $0 04/13/2001 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170841548 Event: 03/15/2001Employee Killed When Tractor Rolled Over
Employee #1 was blowing grass clippings from the south edge of the thirteenth green. Employee #1 was proceeding west along the edge of the green where it started to slope steeply to the south, down the hillside. Employee #1 was using a John Deere F-1145 Prime Mover (Number MO1145X186284K) with PTO driven, front-mounted Agrimetal Inc. Model BW240 thatch blower. The tractor was equipped with ROPS and seat belts, but Employee #1 was not wearing the seat belts provided. Employee #1 rolled the tractor and blower over approximately four times down the hillside, ending up under the blower. Employee #1 suffered a fractured pelvis, severed arteries and internal injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized and died on April 9, 2001, as a result of complications from his initial injury.
Keywords: severed, fracture, pinned, pelvis, tractor, artery, slope, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125621524 Fatality Fracture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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