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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,151 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,151
Current Penalty $7,105 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,105
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B02 06/21/2022 06/28/2022 $7,105 $10,151 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260503 A01 06/21/2022 06/28/2022 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 142227.015 Event: 12/23/2021Employee Falls Through Floor Opening And Is Killed
At 9:00 a.m. on December 23, 2021, an employee and coworker climbed a fixed ladd er to consider the movement of a junction box. The employee climbed down the lad der and walked over a floor hole (approximately seventy-eight inches wide by one hundred and eighteen inches long) covered by one half inch thick plywood boards . When the employee stepped onto the plywood, the boards broke under the employe e's weight and the employee fell approximately twenty-five feet. The employee wa s killed by the injuries received in the fall.
Keywords: board, fall, fall protection, fixed ladder, floor hole, plywood, step
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1570134.015 Fatality Electricians

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