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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 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $19,485 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,485
Current Penalty $9,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/27/2013 10/28/2013 $4,000 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260100 A 09/27/2013 10/28/2013 $2,450 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260453 B02 V 09/27/2013 10/01/2013 $1,500 $3,060 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19261416 D03 I 09/27/2013 10/28/2013 $1,800 $3,825 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 43925.015 Event: 04/23/2013Employee, Caught-Between Aerial Lift And Overhead Beam, Is K
At 2:55 p.m. on April 23, 2013, an employee was at the platform control panel of an extensible boom lift, in order to position the lift platform underneath a to wer superstructure for grain loading and tighten bolts with an electric hand dri ll. The employee was found unconscious at the platform control panel, with his b ack against an overhead beam of the tower superstructure and his chest against t he lift platform railing, with his upper body leaning over the platform railing at the control panel. The overhead beam was about 17 feet above the ground. Th e employee did not have a hard hat on or a fall protection harness and lanyard. The employee sustained multiple blunt force trauma injuries from the extensibl e boom lift (aerial lift) and overhead beam of the tower.
Keywords: aerial lift, elevated work platform, grain elevator, hydraulic lift, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 902788.015 Fatality Sheet metal worker apprentices

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