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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $4,500 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/06/1997 01/13/1997 $2,500 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 01/06/1997 01/13/1997 $0 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200260099 Event: 10/29/1996Employee Killed After Struck By Flying Air Jack
On October 29, 1996, Employee #1 and a coworker were using pressure to straighten a bent ICC truck bumper on the company trailer. They positioned a TNT air jack, model 500, under the bumper, and lifted the jack while applying heat to the bumper with a welding torch. As they were working, the air jack slipped from underneath the bumper and struck Employee #1. He sustained three broken ribs, a broken pelvis, and lacerations to the right side of his face. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died on November 16, 1996, as a result of blood clots that had developed from his injuries.
Keywords: blood clot, fracture, automotive repair, slip, hoist, laceration, pelvis, struck by, flying object, jack
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301431383 Fatality Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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