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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $47,500 $0 $0 $2,250 $0 $49,750
Current Penalty $47,500 $0 $0 $2,250 $0 $49,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509(A) 06/17/2019 07/31/2019 $2,250 $2,250 $0 08/08/2019 C - Contested
  2. 02001 Serious 2940(A) 06/17/2019 06/27/2019 $22,500 $22,500 $0 08/08/2019 C - Contested
  3. 03001 Serious 29400008 E 06/17/2019 06/27/2019 $25,000 $25,000 $0 08/08/2019 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 116095.015 Event: 12/17/2018Employees Fall From Pole And Receive Multiple, Unspecified B
At 11:30 a.m. on December 17, 2018, Employee #1 and Employee #2 climbed a pole t o prepare it for removal by helicopter. While the employees were on the pole, co workers cut the guy wires securing the pole and the pole fell over. The employee s fell approximately twenty feet and struck by the falling pole. Both employees were hospitalized to treat multiple, unspecified fractures to their bodies.
Keywords: climbing, cut, fall, falling object, fracture, guy, helicopter, struck by, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1371328.015 Hospitalized injury Electricians
2 1371328.015 Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices

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