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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $17,390 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,390
Current Penalty $8,695 $0 $0 $1,805 $0 $10,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19261053 B03 05/15/2019 $8,695 $8,695 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01001B Serious 19261053 B07 05/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01001C Serious 19261053 B14 05/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 01001D Serious 19261053 B15 05/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  5. 01001E Serious 19261053 B16 05/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  6. 01002A Other 19261060 A01 III 05/15/2019 04/23/2020 $1,805 $8,695 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  7. 01002B Serious 19261060 A01 IV 05/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 06/12/2019 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112953.015 Event: 01/18/2019Two Employees Fall When Ladder Breaks And One Fractures Leg
At 11:30 a.m. on January 18, 2019, Employees #1 and #2, employed by an HVAC comp any, were engaged in equipment installation work at a building construction site . Employee #1, while lifting a 40- to 50-pound duct for Employee #2 to install, stepped on the bottom brace on the back of a self-supporting ladder. Employee #2 was in position on the front of the ladder. The ladder's side rail broke, an d both employees fell to the floor. The employees were transported to the hospi tal, where Employee #1 was admitted for treatment of a fractured leg. Employee #2 was treated for lacerations that did not require hospitalization.
Keywords: climbing on ladder, construction, duct, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, fracture, hvac, handrail, installing, laceration, ladder, leg, material handling, overloaded, rail
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1373677.015 Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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