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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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 Serious 4999 E02 01/26/2000 01/31/2000 $0 $5,000 $0 10/10/2000 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170205850 Event: 08/05/1999Employee Injured When Struck By Falling Steel Column
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on August 5, 1999, Employee #1, an iron worker, was on the third level of a building under construction. A tubular steel column was being hoisted to the fourth level, where several coworkers were ready to perform the connecting work. The top of the column was cleared and positioned to its connecting point. The bottom of the column, however, was still being raised when it became caught on a beam. The spotter had called to the tower crane operator to stop when the choker parted and the column fell approximately 10 ft to the third level. It struck Employee #1, pinning him to the deck. He suffered ankle and head injuries, and was transported to San Francisco General Hospital.
Keywords: head, unsecured, iron worker, suspended load, construction, steel erection, mech mat handling, struck by, falling object, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300887353 Hospitalized injury Dermatitis Structural metal workers

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