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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260602 A04 09/25/2006 09/29/2006 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 600002 C 09/25/2006 09/29/2006 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 600002 F 09/25/2006 09/29/2006 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201942232 Event: 05/18/2006Employee Is Injured When Struck By Backhoe
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on May 18, 2006, Employee #1, a backhoe operator, parked the unit and lowered the frontend loader bucket to the ground. Employee walked around to the front of the backhoe to check on the laborer filling in at the cattle guard face, when the backhoe began to roll. As Employee #1 turned toward it, his left foot was in the cattle guard. The frontend loader blade struck his left foot, severing it at the ankle. Employee #1 fell and the unit ran over his right for arm partially severing it above the wrist. Employee #1 was able to board and stop the backhoe. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, front end loader, equipment operator, struck by, blade, backhoe, foot, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309458941 Hospitalized injury Amputation Operating engineers

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