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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19280057 A06 06/18/1999 07/21/1999 $800 $800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200962793 Event: 05/04/1999Employee'S Leg Injured When Caught Against Trailer Hitch
Employee #1, a 19-year-old nursery worker, was standing at the tongue of a trailer while a coworker backed a Massey-Ferguson farm tractor, model 135, toward the trailer to hitch them together. The coworker stopped and dismounted to help Employee #1 with the connection. As he left his seat, the tractor, which was in reverse gear, rolled backward and pinned Employee #1 against the trailer tongue. He was hospitalized with severe bruising and torn muscles in his left leg. Neither Employee #1 nor the coworker had received operational instructions.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, agriculture, work rules, farm machinery, trailer hitch, caught between, crushed, untrained, backing up, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302687389 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Nursery workers

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