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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $7,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,400
Current Penalty $2,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260021 B02 10/07/2008 11/01/2008 $0 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260651 B04 10/07/2008 10/13/2008 $1,100 $1,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19260651 J01 10/07/2008 10/10/2008 $1,100 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19260652 A01 10/07/2008 10/10/2008 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01004 Other 19260651 K01 10/07/2008 10/10/2008 $0 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200103208 Event: 09/25/2008Employee'S Fractures Pelvis In Trench Collapse
At 1:30 p.m. on September 25, 2008, Employee #1 entered an unprotected, 9-foot deep trench to replace existing water drainage lines. Employee #2 was operating a backhoe, and Employee #3 was pouring gravel into the trench, while positioned at the top of the trench. During final dig out with a shovel, a large, heavy chunk of soil fell from the face of the trench. The soil struck Employee #1 and trapped him. Employees #2 and #3 entered the trench and began digging Employee #1 out from under the chunk of soil. The local fire department was summoned and arrived to complete the removal of Employee #1 from the trench. Emergency medical responders were called, and Employee #1 was taken to the emergency room at Fairview Hospital. He was hospitalized for treatment of his injuries. Employee #1's injuries included a fractured pelvis and a sprained back.
Keywords: fracture, collapse, construction, trench, back, pelvis, struck by, backhoe, hip, sprain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312563893 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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