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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 4 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 E10 04/01/1985 04/04/1985 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19260451 E04 04/01/1985 04/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 890032 A 04/01/1985 04/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02003 Other 890032 A 04/01/1985 04/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02004 Other 890032 A 04/01/1985 04/04/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14195606 Event: 02/15/1985Employye'S Back Fractured When Struck By Pipe And Fall
A plumber and pipe fitter with a heat and power company was cutting through a 6-in. water line that was to be removed from around a 4-ft by 6-ft duct. The weight of the section to be removed was estimated at 1600 to 1800 lbs. The employee was working on a scaffold while cutting the water line. He finished one end of the water line and began to cut the second end to remove it from around the duct. The weight of the water line caused it to drop and strike the employee before he finished the second cut. Upon impact, the pipe knocked the employee off the scaffold and he fell 5 ft 9 in. onto the concrete floor below. He sustained a fractured vertebrae, head laceration, bruises to both shoulders, bruises to left leg, and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, struck against, back, laceration, fall, plumbing, contusion, cutting and burning, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2858611 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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