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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $3,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,150
Current Penalty $1,890 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,890
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B01 05/20/2005 06/07/2005 $270 $450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 05/20/2005 06/07/2005 $450 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260651 I01 05/20/2005 06/07/2005 $900 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19260651 J02 05/20/2005 05/25/2005 $270 $450 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200741874 Event: 04/26/2005Two Employees Are Injured In Collapse Of Foundation Wall
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on April 26, 2005, Employees #1 and #2 were hand digging a new foundation located at the base of an existing foundation wall for a residential home that was undergoing construction. The existing concrete foundation wall collapsed, pinning Employee #1 under its weight, while Employee #2 was struck on the shoulder. Employee #1 suffered a fractured pelvis and broken wrist and Employee #2 sustained a strained shoulder. Both employees were hospitalized and treated for their injuries. The accident investigation revealed that the primary cause of the accident was the removal of supporting soil at the base of the existing retaining wall caused it to collapse due to rotational failure.
Keywords: concrete slab, excavation, fracture, shoulder, collapse, construction, pelvis, struck by, untrained, sprain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307540260 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers
2 307540260 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Construction laborers

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