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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $41,693 $0 $0 $0 $0 $41,693
Current Penalty $41,693 $0 $0 $0 $0 $41,693
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 D 04/28/2022 $13,434 $13,434 $0 05/09/2022 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 F02 I 04/28/2022 $6,715 $6,715 $0 05/09/2022 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 F03 I 04/28/2022 $13,434 $13,434 $0 05/09/2022 C - Contested
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 F03 II 04/28/2022 $2,975 $2,975 $0 05/09/2022 C - Contested
  5. 01005 Serious 19100147 C07 I 04/28/2022 $5,135 $5,135 $0 05/09/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140783.015 Event: 11/01/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Diverter
At 8:30 a.m. on November 1, 2021, an employee was vacuuming at the access point of the diverter chute, when a coworker radioed to the floor shift supervisor, wh o was operating the furnace, to open the rolling slide gate at the bottom of the hopper. The supervisor moved the selection switch in the control room actuating the slide gate and catching the employee between the diverter plate and the top of the hopper housing. The employee suffered blunt force trauma to his upper bo dy and head and died due to his injuries.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, crushed, gate, head, hopper, hopper door, lockout, lockout/tagout, maintenance, slide, struck by, torso
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1561227.015 Fatality Janitors and cleaners

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