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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $625 $0 $11,425
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $625 $0 $11,425
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 08/15/2000 06/29/2000 $250 $250 $0 09/05/2000 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 08/15/2000 09/12/2000 $125 $125 $0 09/05/2000 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 01003 Other 14301 A01 08/15/2000 09/12/2000 $250 $250 $0 09/05/2000 W - Empr Withdrew
  4. 02001 Serious 3212 D01 08/15/2000 08/29/2000 $10,800 $10,800 $0 09/05/2000 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201483252 Event: 02/15/2000Employee Paralyzed In Fall From Snowy Roof
Employee #1 and five coworkers, of Bravo Gardens, were shoveling snow from the 19 ft 3 in. high roof of an apartment building balcony and pitching it to the ground. The part of the roof over the balcony was nearly flat, at with only an 8 degree angle. The roof then rose to a 22 degree angle at its peak. The crew had been shoveling for approximately 45 minutes when the snow on the steep part of the roof slid down and knocked Employee #1 off the roof to the ground. He sustained a fracture of the C6 and C7 cervical vertebrae, and he was paralyzed below the waist. The coworkers jumped to safety and were not injured.
Keywords: fracture, paralysis, roof, work rules, fall, fall protection, struck by, vertebra, slope, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125842963 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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