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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260602 A09 II 01/07/2005 04/01/2005 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19260020 B02 01/07/2005 04/01/2005 $1,000 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260021 B02 01/07/2005 04/01/2005 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201522067 Event: 08/23/2004Employee Dies After Being Run Over By Loader
On August 23, 2004, Employee #1, with American USA Paving Company, was working to widen and resurface a residential driveway. He was kneeling on the ground pulling weeds from a crack that ran along the width of the driveway, while the company owner was operating a Bobcat skid-steer loader to remove soil from one side of the driveway. Before backing up, the Bobcat operator looked back, observed other employees moving out of his way, and assumed that all employees were clear. Employee #1 was then struck by the Bobcat as is backed up. He was transported to Hartford Hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: loader, skidder, struck by, run over, communication, backing up, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307316786 Fatality Other Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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