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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
Current Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260500 D02 09/25/1985 09/29/1985 $420 $420 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19260025 A 09/25/1985 09/29/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14224679 Event: 07/19/1985Employee'S Shoulder Fractured By Fall From Elevated Runway
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on July 19, 1985, Employee #1 fell approximately 45 feet from a runway at the Hallmark Office Building, which was under construction. The runway went from the material hoist to the 4th floor level of the building. Employee #1 had backed a wheel barrow out to the material hoist, loaded it with mortar, and started pushing it back towards the building when he evidently lost his balance and fell from the runway to the ground. There were improper railings on the sides of the runway, no mid-rail, and the top rail was improperly secured. The employee sustained a fractured shoulder.
Keywords: shoulder, work rules, guardrail, building, construction, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3320884 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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