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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260502 D15 04/11/2001 04/17/2001 $5,000 $7,000 $0 05/07/2001 Y - State Decision
  2. 01001B Serious 19260503 C 04/11/2001 04/23/2001 $0 $0 $0 Y - State Decision
  3. 02001 Other 19260503 B01 04/11/2001 04/23/2001 $0 $0 $0 Y - State Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 896530 Event: 10/16/2000Employee Falls 90 Feet From Bridge When Tie-Off Fails
An employee was working from an aerial basket hoisted by a crane. The victim was equipped with a full body harness with lanyard and a chain wall hook. The victim exited the basket to station himself on the outside face of the bridge column. He failed to first attach his lanyard prior to exiting the aerial basket. He had climbed onto the horizontal rebar of the bridge column and attached his wall hook to the outside rebar band. After he tied-off, his weight caused the wall hook to disengage from a horizontal rebar. The victim fell 90 feet to the concrete footer of the column which resulted in fatal injuries.
Keywords: bridge column, rebar, struck against, column, construction, fall, fall protection, aerial lift, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303214837 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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