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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 03/15/1991 03/28/1991 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260105 A 03/15/1991 04/17/1991 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 644674 Event: 01/30/1991Employee Killed In Fall From The 11th Level Of Building
Employee #1, an iron worker, was installing overhead protection in an elevator shaft at the eleventh floor of a building under construction in New York City. He was walking on a 9 in. by 2 in. by 13 ft plank in the center of the open span when the plank broke completely. He fell to the third floor of the building where he bounced from an installed protection platform into an adjacent mechanical shaft that was open to the ground floor, where he came to rest. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: installing, walking on plank, construction, equipment failure, fall, fall protection, unguarded, elevator shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17775248 Fatality Concussion Structural metal workers

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