Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 704009902 D 04/18/2013 04/23/2013 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201615358 Event: 12/12/2012Employee Falls And Fractures Both Legs
On December 12, 2012, Employee #1 was occupying the bucket of a Gillisons orbit lift tower pruner and operating the machine. As he worked, the power mechanism on the machine malfunctioned and began to smoke. The controls for lowering the bucket also failed to operate. He then attempted to lower himself to the ground using a rope. Employee #1 lost his grip on the rope and fell to the ground. He struck the ground and fractured both legs. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center. At the hospital, he underwent surgical procedures; afterwards, he was hospitalized for postoperative treatment.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, fall, mech malfunction, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316636372 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.