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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,440 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,440
Current Penalty $720 $0 $0 $0 $0 $720
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260500 B01 03/19/1985 03/29/1985 $720 $720 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260750 B01 II 03/19/1985 03/29/1985 $720 $720 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14399109 Event: 02/28/1985Fall From Elevation
AN EMPLOYEE FELL 75 FEET TO A CONCRETE SURFACE AT GROUND LEVEL WHEN HE STEPPED BACK INTO A FLOOR HOLE. HE HAD STEPPED BACK TO MOVE OUT OF THE WAY OF A SUSPENDED LOAD. HE HAD BEEN SIGNALING FOR THE DERRICK TO LAND THE LOAD WHERE HE WAS STANDING AND HAD TO STEP BACK. A CONSTRUCTION COMPAY WAS PERFORMING SKELETON STEEL CONSTRUCTION WORK IN A TIERED BUILDING. THE DECEASED WAS THE SIGNALMAN DIRECTING DERRICK OPERATOR IN THE POSITIONING A LOAD (STEEL BEAM) 75 FEET TO SIXTH FLOOR WHERE HE WAS POSITIONED. SIGNALMAN WAS ADJACENT TO AN UNGUARDED FLOOR OPENING 24" WIDE AND APPROXIMATELY 48" LONG. THE LOAD WAS POSITIONED AT ITS LANDING "IN SUSPENSION." EMPLOYEE, BACKING TO GET OUT OF THE WAY, FELL THROUGH THE OPENING FALLING 75 FEET TO CONCRETE SURFACE AT GROUND LEVEL.
Keywords: erection process, building, iron worker, construction, steel erection, fall, fall protection, floor opening
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1532563 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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