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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 408.40127(2) 04/12/2018 $0 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104266.015 Event: 10/17/2017Employee Engaged In Geothermal Drilling Is Struck By Falling
At 12:15 a.m. on October 17, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a drilling company, was working at a multiemployer construction project. He was engaged in the inst allation of underground plumbing conduit for a commercial building. He was oper ating a Versa-Drill Truck, Model 140x, Serial Number 1405, to drill 500 deep geo thermal holes. As Employee #1 hoisted a 20-foot-long drill pipe, the pipe fell back onto the truck and struck his head. Emergency services were called, and Em ployee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fr actured vertebra, a ruptured disk, and a laceration to his head that required 24 staples.
Keywords: construction, drill, drill pipe, falling object, fracture, head, hoist, laceration, struck by, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1303897.015 Hospitalized injury Drilling and boring machine operators

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