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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 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/08/2012 03/15/2012 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 3566.015 Event: 09/08/2011Employee Is Crushed By A Crawler Subassembly And Is Killed
At approximately 1:15 p.m. on September 08, 2011, in a mining equipment welding shop, Employee #1, was assisting Employee #2 in turning a crawler subassembly wi th an overhead crane. Employee #1 went underneath the crawler to manually un-hoo k an allow chain sling, when the crawler subassembly moved and crushed the emplo yee's head and torso. The employees were utilizing a ZENAR Overhead Crane (90 T on, S/N: 8042) with a alloy chain sling (#30, S/N: 118064, 1inch alloy chain, 13 ft. 7inch length) to move the crawler subassembly. The employees were provided w ith training on turning the crawler subassemblies, but the employer failed to en force the procedure. Employee #1 suffered crushing injuries to his entire body and was killed.
Keywords: crane, crushing, material handling, rigging
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 98550.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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