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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $33,075 $0 $0 $0 $0 $33,075
Current Penalty $33,075 $0 $0 $0 $0 $33,075
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203(A)(7) 06/29/2021 $8,775 $8,775 $0 07/12/2021 C - Contested
  2. 02001 Serious 3210(C) 06/29/2021 $24,300 $24,300 $0 07/12/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136199.015 Event: 11/09/2020Employee Falls From Water Tank And Is Killed
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on November 9, 2020, an employee was on top of a wate r tank operating a Blastpro 505 Shotblaster performing sandblasting. The employ ee was close to the edge when the Blastpro 505 Shotblaster went over the side of the water tank. The vacuum hose that was attached to the Blastpro also went ove r the side catching the employee's legs causing the employee to fall over the si de approximately 30 feet onto the ground. Multiple injuries caused the death of the employee.
Keywords: elevated work platform, fall, leg, sandblasting
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1535511.015 Fatality Supervisors, n.e.c.

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