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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,375
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3328 B 07/09/2009 07/14/2009 $2,000 $3,375 $0 08/05/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202585550 Event: 01/29/2009Employee Fractures Knee In Collision
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on January 28, 2009, Employee #1, a mechanic, was in a GEM motor car traveling from one building to another. While approaching a turn in a parking lot, he noticed that the car's brakes were not functioning properly. Realizing that he could not negotiate the turn safely, he continued in a straight direction. To stop the car, Employee #1 struck the cement foundation of a light pole. He was hospitalized at El Camino Hospital for a fractured right knee.
Keywords: knee, fracture, brake, vehicle, struck against, equipment failure, collision, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312759848 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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