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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $1,470 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,470
Current Penalty $1,470 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,470
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 07/23/1990 07/30/1990 $490 $490 $0 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19260028 A 07/30/1990 07/30/1990 $490 $490 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19260451 D10 07/23/1990 07/30/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01003A Serious 19260451 A07 07/23/1990 07/30/1990 $490 $490 $0 -
  5. 01003B Serious 19260451 D03 07/23/1990 07/30/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01003C Serious 19260451 D06 07/23/1990 07/30/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14253108 Event: 08/23/1989Six Injured In Scaffold Collaspe
At 9:05 a.m. on August 23, 1989, six employees were on a 38-ft-high by 21-ft-long tubular welded frame scaffold erected outside, adjacent to a three story building. It was built of 5-ft-wide by 6-ft-4-in.-high walk through frames erected on compact soil and 2-in. by 10-in. sills, with leveling screw jacks under each leg. Work platforms, fully decked with 2-in. by 10-in. lumber were located at each 6 ft-4 in. interval of the height. Employees #1, 2 and 3 were on the 2nd and 3rd levels, stocking the scaffold with brick and mortar, and repairing common brick on the exterior of the building. Employees #4, 5 and 6 were on the 4th and 5th levels hanging insulated sheathing boards. The scaffold collapsed, apparently without warning. Employees fell anywhere from 13 to 32 ft. Employee #4 was hospitalized overnight with multiple injuries including internal bruises. Employees #1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 suffered abrasions, bruises, and/or cuts, but were released from the hospital's emergency room.
Keywords: concussion, fall, scaffold, brick, abrasion, contusion, scaffold collapse
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2985836 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Brickmasons and stonemasons
2 2985836 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Brickmasons and stonemasons
3 2985836 Hospitalized injury Concussion Brickmasons and stonemasons

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