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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B01 04/10/1997 04/29/1997 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19260104 B 04/10/1997 04/15/1997 $2,100 $2,100 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19260105 A 04/10/1997 04/15/1997 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201770104 Event: 02/06/1997Employee Killed In Fall While Descending Support Column
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on February 6, 1997, Employee #1, age 17, and a coworker were helping to erect the steel skeleton for a warehouse. They were on top of the steel, installing bridging, when the food truck arrived at the site for the morning break. They attempted to slide down a 30 ft steel support column to reach the truck. The coworker slid down without any problem; however, Employee #1 lost his control or balance and fell, head first, onto the concrete floor. He suffered head injuries and was taken to a trauma center, where he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.
Keywords: head, work rules, construction, descending, steel column, steel erection, fall, lost balance, lost control
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301316139 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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