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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $35,598 $0 $0 $0 $0 $35,598
Current Penalty $35,598 $0 $0 $0 $0 $35,598
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260251 A02 II 07/26/2022 08/15/2022 $13,434 $13,434 $0 08/15/2022 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Serious 40.1-51.1.A 07/26/2022 08/15/2022 $13,434 $13,434 $0 08/15/2022 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Serious 19260021 B02 07/26/2022 08/15/2022 $8,730 $8,730 $0 08/15/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 143264.015 Event: 01/31/2022Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Concrete Pipe
At 10:30 a.m. on January 31, 2022, an employee worked in a twelve-foot-deep tren ch with sloped sides to install a storm drain system. A coworker, operated an ex cavator (Volvo EC350EL) to move a concrete pipe (forty-two-inch wide by eight fo ot long, sixty-nine hundred pounds) from a staging area and into the trench. As the coworker rotated the excavator with the pipe attached to the bucket, the pip e broke free and rolled down the slope of the trench and struck the employee. Th e employee received blunt force trauma to the torso and legs and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, concrete pipe, drain pipe, excavator, falling object, installing, leg, operating, operator, storm, struck by, torso, trench
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1575509.015 Fatality Pipelayer

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