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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 $6,216 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,216
Current Penalty $6,216 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,216
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/17/2022 03/25/2022 $4,351 $4,351 $0 04/19/2022 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 L06 03/17/2022 04/01/2022 $1,865 $1,865 $0 04/19/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 139406.015 Event: 09/20/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Porcelain Slabs
At 2:30 p.m. on September 20, 2021, an employee was retrieving an order which re quired moving material staged in a yard. The employee was handling 140 pound por celain stoneware slabs that were stored on wooden A-Frame transporting racks. Th e porcelain slabs became unstable and slid off the rack and onto the employee. T he employee was crushed and killed by the weight of the slabs, which was estimat ed to be over 1,000 pounds.
Keywords: abdomen, asphyxiated, chest, crushed, engineering controls, falling object, inexperience, insufficient supervision, lack of engineering controls, lack of oxygen, lung, material handling, struck by, supervision, uns
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1554277.015 Fatality Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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