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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $45,250 $0 $0 $700 $0 $45,950
Current Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $420 $0 $22,920
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3277(D)(2) 08/24/2018 09/20/2018 $420 $700 $0 11/19/2018 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3212(A)(2)(A) 08/24/2018 09/20/2018 $20,250 $20,250 $0 11/19/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 03001 Serious 3278(A) 08/24/2018 $22,500 $25,000 $0 11/19/2018 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104062.015 Event: 02/26/2018Employee Suffers Multiple Fractures In Fall From Ladder
At 9:01 p.m. on February 26, 2018, Employee #1 was climbing the fixed ladder on the Rubber Tire Gantry Crane #13, produced by the Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machiner y Company LTD in 2005 for SSA, to the elevator platform, 19 feet 7 inches above the ground. Employee #1 had a company issued radio, which he held by the antenn a in his left hand. While Employee #1 was climbing the fixed ladder approaching the top, a coworker called on the radio, which distracted him during the climb. As the employee approached the top of his climb, he overreached the second rung and grabbed for the third rung instead. Employee#1's hand could not grip the thi rd rung, and he slipped backwards. There was no fixed ladder cage to catch or gu ard the employee. The employee fell to the ground, feet first then fell onto his back. He sustained multiple bone fractures, including a left iliac (pelvis) win g fracture, fractures of three vertebrae, three left rib fractures, a broken met atarsal, as well as tearing of two disc annulus with indications of nerve imping ement. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: crane, fall, fall protection, fracture, ladder, pelvis, rib, unguarded, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1303471.015 Hospitalized injury Longshore equipment operators

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