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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,335 $0 $5,335
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,150 $0 $1,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 03/30/2009 05/02/2009 $1,000 $5,000 $0 04/13/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3395 E03 03/30/2009 05/02/2009 $150 $335 $0 04/13/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202540142 Event: 10/01/2008Employee Is Pinned By Equipment, Suffers Multiple Fractures
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on October 1, 2008, Employee #1 was cleaning the worksite and was ready to go home. Employee #1 loaded a small roller (compactor) onto the bed truck by using the backhoe loader (Caterpillar Model Number 430E, Serial Number EAT-00483). The bed truck was parked approximately 6 ft to 10 ft behind the backhoe. Employee #1 set the parking brake and one outrigger (the engine was still running) before leaving the equipment. While Employee #1 was tying the roller to the bed truck, a coworker came and asked Employee #1 for his keys back which was in switch key ignition. Employee #1 agreed, and the coworker got in the cab and took the keys out of the ignition switch. Immediately, after the coworker took keys out of the key switch, the equipment slowly slid downhill and pinned Employee #1 between backhoe and roller. Employee #1 suffered a broken right arm, right shoulder, right ribs, and collapsed lung. Employee #1 was hospitalized for 15 days.
Keywords: fracture, lung, shoulder, brake, roller--const equip, pinned, rib, struck by, arm, backhoe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300869096 Hospitalized injury Fracture Excavating and loading machine operators

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