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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $5,037 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,037
Current Penalty $2,237 $0 $0 $1,071 $0 $3,308
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260501 B03 02/15/2018 $1,071 $1,487 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260701 B 02/15/2018 $2,237 $3,550 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19260251 E08 III 02/15/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102492.015 Event: 08/21/2017Worker Is Impaled By Exposed Rebar
At 7:30 a.m. on August 21, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was working at a multiemployer construction project for a parking garage. He was involved in reconfiguring components of a shoring system used to brace a new ly poured floor. Employee #1 stepped down from a horizontal brace positioned 39 inches from the ground and sat on a piece of exposed Number 5 Rebar that was no t covered by a protective cap. The piece of rebar was protruding 41 inches out o f the floor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for an impalement injury of his righ t buttock.
Keywords: brace, building, buttocks, construction, impaled, pouring, rebar, shoring, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1258319.015 Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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