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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $17,600
Current Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $17,600
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 04/24/2006 05/12/2006 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 1632 E 04/24/2006 04/27/2006 $12,600 $12,600 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202452165 Event: 12/21/2005Employee Fractures Leg In Fall In Concrete Pit
At approximately 6:20 a.m. on December 21, 2005, Employee #1 was working for a general engineering contractor that specialized in environmental hazardous waste clean up. Employee #1 was discussing the job with the site superintendent and witness, while waiting for a coworker to arrive at the site. The light tower positioned inside the building had not been turned on yet, and it was Employee #1's first day at the jobsite. Employee #1 stepped over to assess the jobsite and fell into a 95-in. deep by 83-in. wide concrete pit located at the jobsite. Employee #1's Superintendant called 911. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for bilateral femur fractures from the accident. The accident was caused because the concrete pit was not guarded by covers or movable standard railings. Employee #1 was an equipment operator, who had worked for the company for four years at the time of accident.
Keywords: fracture, rail, pit, fall, concrete, unguarded, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126149210 Hospitalized injury Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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