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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $22,375 $0 $0 $2,486 $0 $24,861
Current Penalty $22,375 $0 $0 $2,486 $0 $24,861
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 B01 I 03/09/2022 03/21/2022 $5,801 $5,801 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100030 A03 I 03/09/2022 03/21/2022 $5,801 $5,801 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 03/09/2022 04/25/2022 $4,972 $4,972 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100132 D01 03/09/2022 03/21/2022 $5,801 $5,801 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 03/09/2022 $2,486 $2,486 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140778.015 Event: 10/30/2021Employee Falls From Zipline Tower, Later Dies
At 11:40 a.m. on October 30, 2021, an employee was assisting tour guides with cu stomer retrieval on a zipline attraction when he tried to retrieve a patron who had bounced back from the edge of the retrieval tower due to her momentum sendin g her backwards. The employee grabbed onto the patron's zipline harness to stop her momentum and was pulled away from the tower to an elevated position of appro ximately 50 feet above ground level. The employee's weight combined with the pat ron's weight exceeded the load limit for the harness and zipline. The employee l et go of the patron's harness to prevent the patron from falling as well. The em ployee fell approximately 50 feet to the ground. The employee was taken to a loc al hospital, where he died at 9:20 a.m. on November 1, 2021 due to his injuries.
Keywords: amusement ride, climbing line, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, harness, inexperience, kick back, overloaded, tower, training
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1561578.015 Fatality

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