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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $0 $2,700 $0 $0 $0 $2,700
Current Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260352 C 04/08/1987 04/10/1987 $150 $2,700 $0 04/27/1987 R - Review Commission
  2. 02001 Other 19260450 A01 04/08/1987 04/10/1987 $0 $0 $0 04/27/1987 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14520027 Event: 11/24/1986Employee Dies Of Burns After Combustible Liquid Ignites
Employee #1 was standing atop an accumulator, 63 inches above the ground, cutting a bolt with a cutting torch. The bolt held together a set of flanges that had a blind between them to hold combustible liquid on the upper side. As he cut the last remaining bolt, the flanges parted, releasing the combustible liquid above the blind. The liquid flowed onto Employee #1's chest and immediately ignited, engulfing Employee #1 in flames. He was burned to death.
Keywords: work rules, combustible liquid, burn, chest, fire, construction, torch, spill, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101633212 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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