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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 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $28,800 $0 $0 $685 $0 $29,485
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $1,095 $0 $15,495
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(B) 03/02/2018 04/04/2018 $275 $275 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 03/02/2018 04/04/2018 $410 $410 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02001 Other 3276(F) 03/02/2018 $410 $14,400 $0 03/22/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 03001 Serious 3622(F)(7) 03/02/2018 $14,400 $14,400 $0 03/22/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102617.015 Event: 09/05/2017Employee Sustains Head Injury And Fractured Shoulder In 9 Fo
At 9:30 a.m. on September 5, 2017, Employee #1 had been instructed to add a mid- rail to the existing guardrail that was on the mezzanine level above the machine shop. The mezzanine already had a top rail and an opening in the center where t he employee could gain access to the mezzanine. Employee #1 placed a metal mobil e ladder stand with 8 steps in front of the opening to try to access the mezzani ne level. The top platform level of the metal mobile ladder stand was too low to access the mezzanine, so the employee put a plank across the two mid-rails at t he top of the metal mobile ladder stand in order to gain additional height to st ep up onto the mezzanine level. Employee #1 was standing on the plank that he ha d placed between the mid-rails of the mobile ladder stand when he lost his balan ce and fell approximately nine feet, hitting and sliding down the eight steps of the metal mobile ladder stand and landing on the concrete below. The employee s ustained a head injury, with loss of consciousness, and a fractured shoulder. He was admitted to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: fall, fracture, guardrail, head, ladder, shoulder, unconsciousness, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290985.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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