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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $706 $0 $4,206
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $450 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 342 A 10/27/1997 11/13/1997 $0 $165 $0 12/17/1997 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 10/27/1997 11/29/1997 $0 $206 $0 12/17/1997 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Other 3279 D02 10/27/1997 11/14/1997 $0 $335 $0 12/17/1997 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 3279 D07 10/27/1997 11/14/1997 $450 $3,500 $0 12/17/1997 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201050614 Event: 04/28/1997Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder
Between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Employee #1 was at a building where a new phone system was being installed. The base of the system was in an attic crawl space above the entrance to an office, which he accessed using a ladder. Shortly thereafter, witnesses said they heard a noise, possibly of something falling, and then moaning and crying. Employee #1 had apparently fallen either from the ladder or from the attic crawl space. He was found lying on the floor and in extreme pain, but it was not clear if he could move because his right foot was stuck between the second rung of the ladder and was bent in an unusual position. Employee #1 suffered a fractured ankle in the fall, for which he was hospitalized. There were no witnesses to the accident. The supervisor was off site at the time Employee #1 fell, but had returned and was with him when the paramedics arrived.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, work rules, ladder, caught by, construction, fall, crawl space, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126166875 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electrical and electronic technicians

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