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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100252 A03 II 01/09/1996 01/12/1996 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170114334 Event: 07/19/1995Employee Killed When Struck By Flying Object
Employee #1 was attempting to remove the end cap from a hydraulic cylinder. The cap is threaded onto the end of the 28 foot cylinder. When the cap would not come off, Employee #1 welded parts to the cap for better leverage. The cap still would not move, even with repeated blows with a hammer/mallet. Employee #1 then attempted to remove the cap by applying heat from an oxygen/acetylene torch assembly. He was unsuccessful. Employee #1 placed the cylinder in a metal cutting saw in an attempt to cut the cap off. During the cutting process, the cylinder exploded. Employee #1 was struck by flying parts and killed.
Keywords: cylinder, stuck, saw, explosion, struck by, flying object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101546133 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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