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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 956504.015 - Us Army Reserve-Amsa

Inspection Information - Office: Puerto Rico Federal


Inspection Nr: 956504.015
Report ID: 0215300
Open Date: 01/23/2014

Site Address:
Us Army Reserve-Amsa
Building 653,Route 28
Guaynabo, PR 00965

Mailing Address:
Building 653,Route 28, Guaynabo, PR 00965

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 928110/National Security

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N


Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/23/2014

Emphasis: L:Fedsafe

Close Case:11/14/2014

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 869643
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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. 01001 Serious 19600008 A 08/21/2014 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01002 Serious 19100303 G01 II 08/21/2014 09/17/2014 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 57248.015
Event: 01/23/2014
Employee Killed When Fire Extinguisher Explodes

At 10:20 a.m. on January 23, 2014, an employee was operating a forklift with mat erials to be disposed in a dumpster. While removing materials from the forklift into the dumpster, a fire extinguisher that was disposed of in the dumpster expl oded. The fire extinguisher struck and hit the employee's head, killing him.

Keywords:accidental discharge, compressed gas, explosion, fire extinguisher, pressure vessel, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 956504.015 Fatality Administrative support occupations, n.e.c.
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