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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
Current Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 11/19/1985 11/18/1985 $360 $360 $0 11/25/1985 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260858 C 11/19/1985 11/18/1986 $0 $0 $0 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14486179 Event: 10/15/1985Employee Injured When Struck By Section Of Falling Scaffold
Employee #1 was kneeling on the ground, helping coworkers dismantle a scaffold that was used to support a canopy over a sidewalk. The last section of the scaffold collapsed and an I-beam (horizontal roof support) struck Employee #1's back, causing his head to hit the concrete curb. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. The employees had not been trained in how to dismantle a scaffold.
Keywords: head, dismantling, work rules, construction, scaffold collapse, struck by, falling object, untrained, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 802140 Hospitalized injury Hearing Loss Occupation not reported

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