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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,376 $29,172 $0 $0 $0 $33,548
Current Penalty $3,484 $20,000 $0 $0 $0 $23,484
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260503 A01 06/06/2019 07/24/2019 $3,484 $4,376 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001A Willful 19260452 J02 06/06/2019 $20,000 $29,172 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001B Willful 19260454 A 06/06/2019 07/24/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112514.015 Event: 01/12/2019Employee Incurs Head Trauma When Scaffold Collapses
At 10:30 a.m. on January 12, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a siding contractor, was installing a Tyvek building wrap at a four-story multifamily residential bu ilding. The scaffold platform on which he was working collapsed. Employee #1 f ell, a fall height of 39 feet, and struck the concrete slab floor. The employee was wearing fall protection, but it was not being worn or used properly and fai led to prevent the employee's free fall. Emergency services transported the emp loyee to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries includ ing blunt force traumatic injury to his head.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, concrete slab, elevated work platform, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, head, installing, residential construction, scaffold collapse, siding, untrained, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1370866.015 Hospitalized injury Carpenters

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