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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 $40,500 $0 $0 $365 $0 $40,865
Current Penalty $40,500 $0 $0 $365 $0 $40,865
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1670(F) 04/09/2020 $365 $365 $0 04/13/2020 C - Contested
  2. 02001 Serious 1709(D) 04/09/2020 04/21/2020 $20,250 $20,250 $0 04/13/2020 C - Contested
  3. 03001 Serious 1710(G) 04/09/2020 04/21/2020 $20,250 $20,250 $0 04/13/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 120577.015 Event: 10/09/2019One Employee Is Killed And Other Is Injured In Fall From Uns
At 2:00 p.m. on October 9, 2019, Employee #1, Employee #2 and coworkers, steel e rection contractors/subcontractors, worked on bolting-up, steel erection of open web steel joists, for a newly constructed building. Employee #1 and Employee #2 sat on a beam approximately, 34 feet above ground, and were awaiting the rai sing, positioning and bolting of a C-channel fascia to the roof structure. Two coworkers were operating a mobile crane, which was used to hoist the C-channel f ascia up for installation. Two positioning bolts, holding the end of the beam, with Employee #1 and Employee #2 failed, due to an unsecured and (unwelded) flan ge. Employee #1 then fell 34 feet to the ground. While Employee #2 used PFAS , suffering only minor injuries, was treated in the hospital and released the sa me day. Employee #1 sustained severe internal head injuries and was killed.
Keywords: back, bolt, construction, counterbalance, crane, fall, fall protection, head, hoist, hoisting mechanism, installing, joist, mobile crane, roof, steel erection, structural collapse, unsecured, welding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1436785.015 Fatality Structural metal workers

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