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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 2 5
Current Violations 1 1 2 4
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $50 $0 $0 $2,050
Current Penalty $500 $0 $50 $0 $0 $550
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 7832653 09/23/1985 08/19/1985 $500 $1,000 $0 09/30/1985 L - State Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 7832613 09/23/1985 08/19/1985 $1,000 $1,000 $0 09/30/1985 L - State Settlement
  3. 02003 Repeat 766024001 B 09/23/1985 09/26/1985 $50 $50 $0 09/30/1985 -
  4. 03004 Other 7831976 09/23/1985 08/19/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 03005 Other 7831136 09/23/1985 09/26/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14569412 Event: 08/13/1985Employee Fell Through Opening In Bridge During Construction
ON AUGUST 13, 1985 AT 1:15 PM, EMPLOYEE #1 FELL 56 FEET FROM THE NEW UMATILLA RIVER BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION NEAR UMATILLA, OREGON. PRIOR TO THE FALL, EMPLOYEE #1 HAD BEEN STANDING ON THE EXTERIOR BRIDGE BEAM DIRECTING THE GROUNDSMAN WHO WAS STANDING AT THE CONCRETE PUMP TRUCK CONTROLS. THE EMPLOYEE'S LAST INSTRUCTIONS WERE TO STOP THE PUMP AND WAIT UNTIL THE WORKERS ON TOP OF THE BRIDGE (WHERE HE WAS) WERE READY FOR MORE CONCRETE. THEY WERE POURING CONCRETE INTO THE DIAPHRAGMS, WHICH CONNECT AND STRENGTHEN THE BRIDGE BEAMS. EMPLOYEE #1 STEPPED BACKWARDS AND FELL THROUGH A 19 INCH OPENING BETWEEN THE TWO OUTER BEAMS. THERE WAS NO DECKING OR GUARDRAILS AT THIS SECTION OF THE BRIDGE.
Keywords: guardrail, work rules, construction, fall, fall protection, bridge
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3068590 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, material moving equipment operators

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