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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 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,840 $0 $5,840
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,675 $0 $3,675
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) 11/06/2017 $3,000 $5,000 $0 01/11/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3272(D) 11/06/2017 12/08/2017 $450 $560 $0 01/11/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3395(I) 11/06/2017 12/08/2017 $225 $280 $0 01/11/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99223.015 Event: 08/16/2017Worker Falls From Ramp Above Roof And Fractures Ankle
At 11:20 a.m. on August 16, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a solar equipment sal es, installation, and service company, was on a service call at a retail store. He had completed the service work and was walking on a ramp that was constructe d with composite wood over electrical conduit on the store's rooftop. The ramp, also called a conduit walk ramp, was approximately 10 inches to 14 inches above the roof surface, was 12 feet to 14 feet long, and had side inclines/declines a pproximately 2 feet long. As Employee #1 descended the ramp, he slipped and fel l, a fall height of no greater than 12 inches. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated fo r three fractures of his left fibula near the ankle, an injury that required sur gery. Employee #1, during the subsequent investigation, stated that the ramp su rface had been slippery and lacked skid protection.
Keywords: ankle, conduit, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, roof, roof bracket, slippery surface, walk platform
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1259409.015 Hospitalized injury Electricians

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