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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
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 19260020 B03 11/10/1998 12/08/1998 $0 $6,300 $0 11/16/1998 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200040202 Event: 06/22/1998Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Backhoe Bucket
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on June 22, 1998, Employee #1, part of a pipeline crew with B & H Maintenance and Construction, Inc., was attaching a chain from an internal pneumatic mandrel (IMP 30-32) to a backhoe bucket that would lift the mandrel and slide it into a pipe that was being inserted into the bending machine. As the backhoe operator was setting the front bucket and Employee #1 was about to hook the chain to the rear bucket, the operator accidentally struck a control lever that caused the rear bucket to drop. It struck Employee #1 on the back of the head, killing him.
Keywords: head, control lever, struck against, construction, struck by, falling object, backhoe, backhoe bucket, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302263264 Fatality Concussion Construction laborers

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