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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $8,400 $28,000 $0 $0 $0 $36,400
Current Penalty $2,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L01 II 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $1,000 $2,800 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260100 A 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $0 $0 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260451 A06 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $1,000 $2,800 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19260451 C02 V 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $0 $2,800 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19260602 C01 VII 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $0 $0 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 02001 Willful 19260451 G01 VII 10/24/2014 11/24/2014 $4,000 $28,000 $0 11/18/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 62149.015 Event: 05/24/2014Employee Falls From Height And Is Killed
At 7:15 a.m. on May 24, 2014, an employee was unloading wire spools while inside a non-approved working platform. The working platform was next to a window at the 4th level floor of a hotel under construction. The working platform was sup ported and elevated by a sky track industrial truck; however, prior to lifting t he employee, the working platform was not secured/tied to the industrial truck a nd the outriggers were not used. The industrial truck was parked on an incline, the forks were not retracted accordingly under the load, nor was fall protection utilized,. The industrial truck operator was not trained, and did not remain in the industrial truck vehicle. The employee and wire spools were elevated using the working platform approximately 40 feet above ground. Upon completing the li ft, the operator left the controls of the industrial truck and proceeded to the fourth level floor as the working platform had been positioned next to an open h ole window at the exterior wall of the hotel under construction. The employee be gan to unload the wire spools from the inside of the working platform and the wo rking platform unexpectedly tilted to one side with the employee inside the work ing platform. The employee fell and was killed.
Keywords: aerial lift, fall, falling object, hydraulic lift, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 978063.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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