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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,200
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 19260454 A 06/28/2001 07/31/2001 $800 $2,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202329793 Event: 03/08/2001Employee'S Leg Fractured In Fall From Bosun'S Chair
On March 8, 2001, Employee #1, a mechanic, was in a boatwain's chair suspended by a 100 ft long nylon rope that was tied to the frame of a Trane heat pump situated on the roof. He was just beginning to caulk around a window when the chair failed and he fell approximately 35 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures to his right leg and knee, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, bosun chair, mechanic, construction, equipment failure, fall, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304230931 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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