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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 1 3
Initial Penalty $600 $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $7,600
Current Penalty $300 $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $4,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260651 I01 11/05/1984 12/03/1984 $300 $600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Willful 19260652 B 11/05/1984 12/03/1984 $4,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 03001 Other 19260651 D 11/05/1984 12/03/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14235220 Event: 08/07/1984Employee Killed In Trench Cave-In
Employee #1 was working in an approximately 16 ft deep trench that varied in width from 9 ft at the top to 3 ft at the bottom. He was cleaning a PVC pipe before making a connection when an approximately 3 ft by 6 ft section of trench wall collapsed and buried him. Employee #1 was crushed and killed. The trench was not shored, sloped, or braced to prevent a cave-in.
Keywords: asphyxiated, work rules, construction, trench, crushed, shoring, unstable soil, sloping, buried, cave-in
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393933 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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