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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
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 09/10/1998 09/24/1998 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200671246 Event: 04/30/1998Employee Killed When Crushed By Backhoe Bucket
Employee #1 was inside a 4 ft deep excavation, removing a fitting from a cannon pipe, just as a backhoe operator at ground level was preparing to remove some of the dirt from around the fitting. The backhoe operator reversed his machine toward the excavation, stopping some distance from the edge. He was trying to lower the outriggers when he revved the engine, causing the backhoe to lurch backward and into the excavation. Employee #1 tried to run away, but was struck in the back and became pinned by the bucket attachment. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: excavation, vehicle in gear, work rules, construction, back, crushed, struck by, backhoe, backhoe bucket, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300498516 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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