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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 10/10/2012 11/23/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19261403 A 10/10/2012 11/23/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19261404 A01 10/10/2012 11/23/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 15375.015 Event: 04/20/2012Employee Crushed And Killed When Struck By Crane Boom
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on February 20, 2012, Employee #1 and a coworker were operating a crane at a road construction site. The coworker was not able to lo cate the appropriate rigging equipment to unload the booms sections, so he decid ed to use an alternate procedure of assembling the boom directly from the truck. Employee #1 and his coworker both connected the bottom pins to the first midse ction of the boom. Employee#1 drove the truck forward and away from the crane u ntil there was a 3-foot overlap of the boom and the semi-trailer. The coworker swung the crane to the right which moved it several feet beyond what was needed and then he reversed the controls, over-correcting, and swung the boom left past the truck where it struck Employee #1 in the chest. Employee #1 was knocked to the ground and his pelvis was crushed. Employee #1 was killed from his injurie s.
Keywords: chest, crane boom, crushed, pelvis, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 397823.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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