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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 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,500 $0 $6,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,500 $0 $6,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 12/28/2018 $5,000 $5,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Other 1509(A) 12/28/2018 02/04/2019 $750 $750 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Other 3395(H)(1) 12/28/2018 02/04/2019 $750 $750 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112114.015 Event: 08/15/2018Employee Is Injured When Metal Shard Flies Into Leg
At 12:15 p.m. on August 15, 2018, Employee #1, a mechanic employed by a construc tion company, was working at a site that was being cleared for a commercial buil ding construction. Heavy construction equipment was being used to move the eart h. The employee was using a 7-pound hammer to dislodge and then replace a worn out tooth on a dozer's ripper attachment. As he was hammering, a small piece of metal broke off from the tooth and flew into his left calf. The employee was t ransported to the hospital, where he was admitted and underwent surgery to remov e the metal shard embedded in his calf muscle.
Keywords: construction, construction vehicle, dozer, ejected, laceration, leg, maintenance, mechanic, metal strip, repair, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1355299.015 Hospitalized injury Heavy equipment mechanics

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