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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304040777 - Palmer Auto Mall

Inspection Information - Office: Springfield

 

Inspection Nr: 304040777
Report ID: 0112600
Open Date: 04/27/2001

Site Address:
Palmer Auto Mall
1219 Thorndike Street
Palmer, MA 01069

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:7538

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/09/2001

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis:

Close Case:07/16/2001


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100690254
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 1 7
Current Violations 6 1 7
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19100038 A01 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $600 $600 $0 -  
2. 01001B Serious 19100038 B01 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $0 $0 $0 -  
3. 01002A Serious 19100134 C 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $600 $600 $0 -  
4. 01002B Serious 19100134 E01 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $0 $0 $0 -  
5. 01003 Serious 19100252 A02 XIIIC 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -  
6. 01004 Serious 19100252 A03 I 05/29/2001 06/01/2001 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -  
7. 01005 Serious 19100253 E05 V 05/29/2001 06/08/2001 $600 $600 $0 -  
8. 01006A Serious 19101200 E01 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $600 $600 $0 -  
9. 01006B Serious 19101200 H01 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $0 $0 $0 -  
10. 02001 Other 19100132 D02 05/29/2001 07/01/2001 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200690436
Event: 04/26/2001
Employee Died From An Explosion

Employee #1 died when he was struck by the lid of a steel 55-gallon drum that exploded when he attempted to cut the drum apart with an oxy-actylene cutting torch. The drum had previously contained concentrated windshield washer fluid, which primarily consisted of methyl alcohol.

Keywords:acetylene torch, drum, explosion, contusion, cutting and burning

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304040777 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
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