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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $24,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,750
Current Penalty $3,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 1632 C 07/31/2006 08/13/2006 $0 $3,375 $0 08/15/2006 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3328 E 07/31/2006 08/03/2006 $3,375 $3,375 $0 08/15/2006 Y - State Decision
Deleted 3. 03001 Serious 1621 A 07/31/2006 08/03/2006 $0 $18,000 $0 08/15/2006 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201182888 Event: 05/15/2006Two Employees Are Injured In Fall From Floor Deck
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on May 15, 2006, Employee #1, a laborer foreman, and Employee #2, a laborer, were working for Webcor Builders, Inc. Employee #2 was hoisting a wheelbarrow from the ground floor to the second floor deck of a building under construction. The perimeter of the second floor was guarded by a "slab-grabber" railing system. The hoisting was conducted alongside a ladder opening. A coworker tied a strap onto the 50-pound wheelbarrow and the strap was placed over the 2-inch by 4-inch top rail on the second floor decking. Employee #2 was on the second floor pulling the strap to hoist the wheelbarrow up. Meanwhile, the coworker was standing on the job-built ladder alongside the wheelbarrow to help push it up. Employee #1 noticed that Employee #2 was struggling to pull the wheelbarrow up and came to help. When they pulled the wheelbarrow up to the top rail, it gave way and the post for the "slab-grabber" next to the ladder opening became loose and fell. Employees #1 and #2 fell 14 feet the concrete slab. Employee #1 suffered two fractured wrists, and Employee #2 suffered bruises and a cut over his right eye. They were both transported to San Francisco General Hospital, where they were hospitalized.
Keywords: concrete slab, fracture, construction, equipment failure, hoist, fall, contusion, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307395293 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction laborers
2 307395293 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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