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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,461 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,461
Current Penalty $7,461 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,461
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious NEVADA REVISED STATUTES 618.375(1 07/15/2021 07/30/2021 $7,461 $7,461 $0 08/16/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133089.015 Event: 02/05/2021Employee Is Struck On Head By Pitman Arm/Jaw And Dies
At 12:30 p.m. on February 5, 2021, an employee loosened the bolts on the center wedge of a moving jaw on a Jaw Crusher (Make: Pioneer, Model Number 4248, Seria l Number 723871) to clear a jam. The moving Pitman arm/jaw released, struck, and pinned the employee's head to the frame of the equipment. The employee died on the way to the hospital due to blunt force trauma to the head.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, crusher, frame, head, jammed, jaw, pinned, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1513730.015 Fatality Construction laborers

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