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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2 4
Current Violations 1 1 2 4
Initial Penalty $1,000 $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $11,000
Current Penalty $500 $6,600 $0 $0 $0 $7,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Willful 19260602 A09 I 12/16/1985 12/19/1985 $6,600 $10,000 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 01001B Willful 19260650 E 12/16/1985 11/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Willful 19260652 C 12/16/1985 11/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02001A Serious 19260021 B02 12/16/1985 11/04/1985 $500 $1,000 $0 A - Amendment
  5. 02001B Serious 19260651 I01 12/16/1985 11/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02001C Serious 19260652 E 12/16/1985 11/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
Deleted 7. 02001D Serious 19260652 H 12/16/1985 11/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 A - Amendment
  8. 03001 Other 19260152 D02 12/16/1985 12/20/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 03002 Other 19260251 C05 I 12/16/1985 12/20/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14222970 Event: 11/01/1985One Killled, One Injured In Trench Cave-In
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 1, 1985, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were laying an 8-in by 6-ft clay sewer pipe in an unshored trench, 15 feet deep. As the employees attempted to leave the trench over the backfill, the trench began to cave in. Sand covered Employee #1 to his ankles and Employee #2 went to his aid. At this point the west wall caved in and covered Employee #1 completely and covered Employee #2 to his waist. Employee #1 died of a rupture of the right ventricle of the heart and Employee #2 received a strain/sprain to the hips.
Keywords: chest, installing, construction, trench, pipe, shoring, buried, cave-in, hip, sprain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2726412 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Supervisors, n.e.c.
2 2726412 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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