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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,400
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100244 A02 VIA 01/29/1998 02/03/1998 $350 $1,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200961613 Event: 11/28/1997Employee Injured When Automobile Falls From Lift
Employee #1 was working in an automobile service station and garage. He was walking past an automobile lift when a vehicle fell partially off of it. The car then became caught on a large toolbox next to the lift, which kept it from falling completely onto the floor. The vehicle struck Employee #1 on his neck and upper body as it fell onto the toolbox. He suffered multiple lacerations and contusions, but did not require hospitalization. The vehicle fell because a contact pad on one of the lift arms suddenly broke off. The facility had no provision for periodic preventative maintenance inspections to detect problems with equipment.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, inadequate maint, work rules, equipment failure, laceration, automobile, struck by, falling object, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301986980 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Automobile mechanics

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