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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 342 A 01/07/2010 01/12/2010 $0 $5,000 $0 01/19/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202507406 Event: 08/15/2009Employee Fractures Ribs In Fall From Upper Level
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on August 15, 2009, Employee #1, a superintendent ironworker, was aligning a piece of structural steel at height of approximately 28 ft, atop the south side of the newly constructed Lowes hardware store. Employee #1 connected and welded in place several of the T-irons. When he was aligning another T iron, he lost his footing and fell 28 ft to the outer side of the building. Employee #1 landed in the dirt on his back and fractured his two ribs. Emergency Medical Services were notified, and paramedics arrived on scene several minutes later. Employee #1 was then transported to the John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek, Virginia for treatment. He was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.
Keywords: chest, erection process, fracture, steel, building, construction, welding, rib, fall, lost control
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311074363 Hospitalized injury Fracture Structural metal workers

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