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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $700 $0 $1,400 $0 $0 $2,100
Current Penalty $700 $0 $1,400 $0 $0 $2,100
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 04/13/1990 04/25/1990 $700 $700 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 04/13/1990 04/25/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Repeat 19260450 A09 04/13/1990 04/25/1990 $1,400 $1,400 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 666248 Event: 02/21/1990Employee Killed In Fall From Concrete Slidge Tank
Employee #1 was coming out of a concrete sludge tank through a 3-foot by 3-foot floor opening using a 16 foot single cleat job-made ladder. The distant from the top of the floor landing to the next floor below was 17 foot 6 inches. The ladder was resting at an angle on the beam, and the tops of the side rails were 2 feet below the landing level. While attempting to get out, Employee #1 held on to an unsecured heat exchanger pump for leverage. In the process the pump tipped over, causing Employee #1 to lose his balance and fall to the floor below.
Keywords: ladder, torso, fall, concussion, tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17947847 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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