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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1670 I 09/04/2008 09/09/2008 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202448882 Event: 03/06/2008Employee Is Injured In Fall From Wind Turbine
At or about 9:30 a.m. on March 06, 2008, Employee #1, of Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co. located in Cathedral City, CA, was disassembling a wind turbine. Employee #1 was tied off to the steel angle frame that was bolted and welded to the support leg of the wind turbine. The bolt and weld gave way causing Employee #1 to fall approximately 17 feet onto the ground. He sustained multiple injuries that included a fractured skull and fractured left arm. Employee #1 was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, CA, where he was hospitalized for five days.
Keywords: fracture, dismantling, construction, skull, fall, arm, tie-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310602412 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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