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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $540 $0 $0 $0 $0 $540
Current Penalty $540 $0 $0 $0 $0 $540
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260500 G01 08/03/1984 08/06/1984 $540 $540 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14565394 Event: 06/26/1984Employee Paralyzed In 36 Ft Fall From Roof
Employee #1 was doing built-up roofing work on a low-pitched, nearly flat roof, with eaves approximately 36 ft high. He was working within 2 ft of the edge, installing insulation fasteners using an electric drill with a screw attachment. While pulling on his extension cord, he tripped over the 19 in. tall parapet wall and fell to the ground. He suffered severe spinal injuries, and is currently paralyzed from the waist down. At the time of the accident, the employer had not provided any perimeter guarding , a violation of T8CCR 1926.500(i) through (iii).
Keywords: paralysis, roof, spine, work rules, perimeter guarding, construction, tripped, fall, fall protection, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14627707 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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