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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $13,450 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $14,950
Current Penalty $10,088 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,088
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260501 B01 07/21/2010 08/02/2010 $5,250 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260550 A03 07/21/2010 08/02/2010 $4,050 $5,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260550 B02 07/21/2010 08/02/2010 $788 $1,050 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 4. 02001 Other 3000501 A 07/21/2010 07/27/2010 $0 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200625705 Event: 03/18/2010Employee Dies From Fall
On March 18th, 2010 Employee #1, of Simpson Bridge Company Inc., was working from the form work of a column for a bridge that was being constructed. Employee #1 was preparing to pour concrete into the form work and Employee #2, a crane operator, was lowering the concrete bucket to him so he could make the pour. Employee #1 was standing on top of the 8 ft. high form work with no fall protection on at the time. When Employee #2 boomed down with the concrete bucket, the boom brake did not hold and the boom kept coming down. Employee #1 fell from the column and landed on the concrete footing approximately 8 ft. below the top of the form work. The boom came to rest after the concrete bucket landed on the concrete footing for the column. Employee #1 was fatally injured.
Keywords: boom, equipment failure, concrete bucket, fall, fall protection, bridge, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314394354 Fatality Other Carpenters

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