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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
Current Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260302 E12 10/12/1987 11/24/1987 $420 $420 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 7B0302 A 10/12/1987 11/14/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14250781 Event: 08/21/1987Construction Employee Struck By Fastener From Powder Gun
A CONSTRUCTION WORKER WAS COVERING A CHIMNEY FLOOR OPENING ON THE FOURTH FLOOR OF A CONSTRUCTION REMODELING PROJECT. A SPEED FASTENER, INC (MODEL 825) DIRECT-ACTING POWDER ACTUATED TOOL WAS USED TO FASTEN 5/8 INCH PLYWOOD TO THE CONCRETE FLOOR. THE TOOL WAS POSITIONED LESS THAN 1 INCH FROM THE UNPROTECTED EDGE OF THE FLOOR OPENING. THE CONCRETE-SPALLED DRIVE PIN DEFLECTED OFF THE CONCRETE AND PIERCED THE PROTECTIVE HELMET OF EMPLOYEE #1, WHO WAS USING A JACK HAMMER TO DEMOLISH THE CHIMNEY ON THE THIRD FLOOR LEVEL. EMPLOYEE #1 SUFFERED PUNCTURE WOUNDS OF THE HEAD, EAR, NECK, AND UPPER CHEST.
Keywords: chest, head, work rules, construction, ear, neck, struck by, flying object, powder actuated tool, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2998722 Hospitalized injury Puncture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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