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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3212 A01 08/31/1999 05/27/1999 $250 $250 $0 11/04/1999 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201100971 Event: 05/25/1999Employee Injured In Fall
On May 25, 1999, Employee #1, a saw filer, fell through a floor opening that was not guarded during repair operations on the main floor of a sawmill. Two coworkers had raised the cover on a floor opening to lower a motor to the ground floor. While they were busy fastening the motor to the hoist, Employee #1 approached the opening and stepped into it. Employee #1 fell 9 ft to the level below. Employee #1 injured his back and was taken to the hospital.
Keywords: fracture, floor hole, back, fall, sawmill, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125669374 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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