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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $20,481 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,481
Current Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01002A Serious 19100177 D04 I 05/07/2021 05/26/2021 $4,000 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002B Serious 19100177 D04 II 05/07/2021 05/26/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003A Serious 19100177 F 05/07/2021 05/26/2021 $6,827 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19100177 F10 05/07/2021 05/26/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003C Serious 19100177 C01 05/07/2021 05/26/2021 $4,000 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131186.015 Event: 11/17/2020Employee Is Killed When Tire Over-Inflates And Explodes
At 2:00 p.m. on November 17, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a road paving compan y, was adding air to the right rear tire of a front end loader. The air gauge o r other tool used to measure air pressure failed to indicate when the optimum ti re pressure had been achieved. The tire over-inflated and exploded, striking th e employee. Employee #1 sustained blunt force traumatic injuries to multiple in ternal organs and was killed.
Keywords: air pressure, blowout--tire, blunt force trauma, construction, construction vehicle, explosion, front end loader, inflating, road paving, rupture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1503023.015 Fatality Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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