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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,850
Current Penalty $1,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3275 11/22/1996 11/27/1996 $1,850 $1,850 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201060266 Event: 03/05/1996Employee Injured In Fall From Scaffold
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 5, 1996, Employee #1 was welding rebar for a bridge earthquake retro-fit project. He unhooked his safety belt lanyard in preparation for moving to a higher level when the two 2 by 12 by 6 planks on which he was standing dislodged. Employee #1 fell approximately 14 ft to dirt at the base of a bridge column, sustaining a fractured right collarbone and lower back injuries. Coworkers contacted 911 and administered first aid until paramedics arrived and transported Employee #1 to a local hospital. The plank platform was not secured to the ledge, and the planks slid off when he attempted to climb higher.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, unsecured panel, work rules, collarbone, construction, back, fall, elevated work plat, work platform
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126017490 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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