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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $875 $0 $11,675
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 341 A01 04/20/2004 05/24/2004 $0 $750 $0 05/20/2004 Y - State Decision
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 1509 A 04/20/2004 05/24/2004 $0 $125 $0 05/20/2004 Y - State Decision
Deleted 3. 02001 Other 15410001 A01 04/20/2004 04/29/2004 $0 $10,800 $0 05/20/2004 Y - State Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201158573 Event: 10/22/2003Employee Fractures Leg In Trench Cave In
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on October 22, 2003, Employee #1 was on a construction job site operating a backhoe, digging a trench to expose pipes for inspection. A coworker was on the outer perimeter of the trench providing guidance on where to dig. Employee #1 dug to a depth of approximately 7.3 ft, but the trench was not sloped. The coworker left and Employee #1 entered the trench with a shovel to dig around the pipes. While digging with the shovel, the north wall of the trench collapsed. Employee #1 sustained a fractured leg when he was wedged between the trench wall and the shovel. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: excavation, fracture, construction, trench, buried, cave-in, shovel, backhoe, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300863917 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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