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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $16,650 $0 $0 $335 $0 $16,985
Current Penalty $4,050 $0 $0 $335 $0 $4,385
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 11/16/2004 12/13/2004 $110 $110 $0 06/27/2005 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3410001 A 11/16/2004 11/19/2004 $225 $225 $0 06/27/2005 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Serious 1621 A 11/16/2004 11/19/2004 $0 $12,600 $0 06/27/2005 D - Govt Dismissed
  4. 03001 Serious 1541 B02 11/16/2004 11/19/2004 $4,050 $4,050 $0 06/27/2005 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201036191 Event: 06/21/2004Worker Falls Into Excavation
On June 21, 2004, an employee working as a General Engineering Contractor specializing in UST issues, such as installation and removal of underground fuel storage systems. The employee was contracted to install a new underground storage fuel system. It was prior to the excavation that the site needed to be sloped because it was originally a landfill property and was too dangerous to work in due to amount of debris and the general instability of the soil. The employee began to outline the slope line with a spray paint can. The employee then went to the northwest corner of the excavation and began to outline the slope line, falling into a 40 ft by 25 ft by 13 to 15 foot excavation. The employee was found unconscious in the bottom of the northwest corner of the excavation by a coworker who was gathering tools approximately 60 feet away and did not witness the accident. The employee suffered partial paralysis to his lower extremities by the fall and hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: excavation, paralysis, unconsciousness, installing, construction, paint, landfill, fall, slope
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305476251 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, n.e.c.

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