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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $59,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $59,400
Current Penalty $28,800 $0 $0 $515 $0 $29,315
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1509(A) 01/09/2018 $7,200 $7,200 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 1511(B) 01/09/2018 $515 $9,000 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 03001 Serious 1592(B) 01/09/2018 $21,600 $21,600 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 1593(H) 01/09/2018 $21,600 $21,600 $0 01/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 98373.015 Event: 08/22/2017Employee Is Struck By Backhoe And Amputates Leg
At 2:20 p.m. on August 22, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , and Coworker #1 were working at a multiemployer construction project that invo lved an excavation. Employee #1 was cleaning out residual debris from the excav ation. Coworker #1, a backhoe operator, was preparing to drive the backhoe forw ard and out of the way. The machine's brakes disengaged, and the backhoe slid b ackwards, striking Employee #1 and pinning him between the backhoe and the excav ation. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital. He was admitted, and his leg, which had been amputated, was treated.
Keywords: amputation, backhoe, brake, cleaning, construction, construction vehicle, excavation, leg, pinned, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257210.015 Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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