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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 4 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $6,870 $0 $11,930
Current Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $6,870 $0 $11,930
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 07/30/2021 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/17/2021 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(1) 07/30/2021 09/03/2021 $375 $375 $0 08/17/2021 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 1509(B) 07/30/2021 09/03/2021 $560 $560 $0 08/17/2021 C - Contested
  4. 01004 Other 3203(A) 07/30/2021 09/03/2021 $935 $935 $0 08/17/2021 C - Contested
  5. 02001 Serious 3203(A)(5) 07/30/2021 $5,060 $5,060 $0 08/17/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136605.015 Event: 04/26/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Lift Gate Of Truck After Los
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on April 26, 2021, an employee was working at a licen sed hazardous waste disposing contractor. The employee and his co-worker were r eturning to the back of the truck to put away the box he had just collected. The employee was standing on the elevated rear liftgate and was in the process of c limbing up onto the bed of the truck following his coworker. When the liftgate was raised by the coworker, it was not raised to level with the bed of the truck . The coworker went into the truck first. Following the coworker, as the empl oyee was in the process of lifting his leg onto the bed of the truck, he lost hi s balance and fell sideways down onto the parking lot striking his head. A pass erby saw the employee bleeding on the ground and notified the coworker, the cowo rker who was inside the truck. The entire incident was captured on a security c amera video of the client. The employee had a concussion, and head trauma, resul ting in a fatality.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, concussion, fall, head, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1530024.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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