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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $175 $0 $0 $0 $0 $175
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260850 I 11/22/1985 11/26/1985 $175 $350 $0 12/19/1985 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19260550 A04 11/22/1985 11/29/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19260550 A14 I 11/22/1985 11/29/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14467435 Event: 11/04/1985Employee Killed In 40 Ft Fall From Steel Beam
Employee #1 and coworkers were dismantling a steel-framed structure in a chemical plant. Some railings had been removed, along with some sections of floor grating at the 40 ft level. On one side where the floor grating was missing, Employee #1 was walking a beam holding onto a railing directly above the beam with one hand and carrying a cutting torch in the other. He bumped into a hose rack with his stomach or side. He let go of the handrail to grab his side and fell backward through the floor where the grating had been removed. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: steel beam, dismantling, work rules, struck against, construction, fall, fall protection, floor opening, walking on beam, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2296895 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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