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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260104 D 11/21/1985 11/23/1985 $450 $450 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14298079 Event: 10/17/1985Employee Injured In Fall Inside Coal Bunker
Employee #1 and coworkers had started work at a height of 114 ft inside a 1,582 ton steel coal bunker, chipping coal from the bunker walls. Employee #1 was sitting 91 ft above the center of coal feeder 1B, when the coal 'rat holed' under the top layer. Employee #1 fell 48 ft to a coal feeder belt. His lifebelt and lanyard broke during the fall, and he fell an additional 5 to 10 ft to another feeder belt. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: work rules, coal silo, construction, equipment failure, fall, bridged material
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2840957 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.

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