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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,500
Current Penalty $3,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203 A 04/19/2004 05/13/2004 $3,375 $6,750 $0 09/17/2004 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3638 D 04/19/2004 05/13/2004 $0 $6,750 $0 09/17/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201165503 Event: 10/21/2003Employee Injured In Boom Basket When Struck By Vehicle
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 21, 2003, Employee #1, a heavy equipment operator under training as an electrical technician, and a coworker, were replacing street traffic lights at an intersection. They drove separate vehicles, Employee #1 in a pick up truck and the coworker in a truck mounted hoist with an articulating boom aerial device. The pick up truck was parked at the outer-most lane of the southwest bend of the intersection facing south. The coworker placed a cone to block traffic on that lane. The light to be replaced was above the second lane. The coworker, a tree maintenance worker, was also under training as an electrical technician. At approximately 9:30 a.m., they had a job briefing and then parked the aerial lift truck under the traffic light to be replaced, and placed cones along side it. Employee #1 stated that they were not told to block the traffic lane under the boom basket, only the area around the truck. Employee #1 climbed in and rode the boom basket up. The coworker saw the bottom of the basket as it went up, then went to retrieve some lamps. He heard a noise as a truck hit the aerial truck. The coworker saw Employee #1 hanging from the boom basket by her safety harness. She was hospitalized with body cuts and burses.
Keywords: boom truck, boom, hoist, truck, lanyard, fall, struck by, motor vehicle, aerial lift, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126195577 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Electricians' apprentices

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