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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
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 Serious 701076001 B C 12/17/2009 12/22/2009 $0 $2,500 $0 01/15/2010 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201614237 Event: 07/23/2009Worker Is Crushed By Suspended Bag Of Sand
On July 23, 2009, Employee #1 was crouched underneath a 3,000 lb. bag of silica sand which was suspended by a backhoe with a forklift attachment. He was untying a spout to pour the sand into a recently-drilled water well. The backhoe operator inadvertently operated a lever while exiting the backhoe. The suspended bag then lowered onto Employee #1, pinning his upper body between the bag and a metal chute. He was hospitalized for unspecified fractures.
Keywords: fracture, sand, pinned, suspended load, crushed, backhoe, inattention, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312719529 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drilling and boring machine operators

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