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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

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