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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 18 18
Current Violations 18 18
Initial Penalty $7,335 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,335
Current Penalty $5,310 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,310
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 5A0001 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $405 $405 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100252 F04 I 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100252 E04 IV 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01002 Serious 19100094 A05 III 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $405 $540 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003A Serious 19100094 A05 V 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $335 $450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01003B Serious 19100094 A05 V 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01004 Serious 19100094 A06 I 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $225 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 01005 Serious 19100094 A06 III 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $225 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01006 Serious 19100106 E06 I 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $270 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01007A Serious 19100107 C02 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $405 $540 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 01007B Serious 19100107 C05 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  12. 01008 Serious 19100107 E02 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $270 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  13. 01009 Serious 19100107 E09 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $270 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  14. 01010 Serious 19100107 G02 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $270 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  15. 01011 Serious 19100107 G03 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $335 $450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  16. 01012 Serious 19100184 I09 III 09/27/1989 10/04/1989 $135 $180 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  17. 01013 Serious 19100212 A03 II 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $335 $450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  18. 01014 Serious 19100215 B09 09/27/1989 10/02/1989 $50 $90 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  19. 01015A Serious 19100244 B 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $475 $630 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  20. 01015B Serious 19100244 B 09/27/1989 10/27/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  21. 01016A Serious 19100252 A02 II 09/27/1989 10/02/1989 $205 $270 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  22. 01016B Serious 19100252 A02 IV 09/27/1989 10/02/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  23. 01017 Serious 19100304 F05 V 09/27/1989 10/12/1989 $360 $720 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  24. 01018A Serious 19101200 E01 09/27/1989 11/15/1989 $335 $450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  25. 01018B Serious 19101200 H 09/27/1989 12/22/1989 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14233191 Event: 08/21/1989Employee Killed When Struck By Pressure Vessel Door
Employee #1 was testing a pressure vessel with air pressure in direct violation of an oral company policy. Employee #1 filled a 5 ft by 36 in. diameter pressure vessel that had an 18 in. by 21 in. manway. The vessel was designed for 14.5 psi and, instead of testing hydrostatically as told by company officials, Employee #1 filled the vessel to approximately 99 psi. The manway door, which was only 14 gauge stainless, broke away and struck Employee #1 in the head, causing a concussion. He was killed.
Keywords: air pressure, head, pressure vessel, work rules, high pressure, struck by, concussion, flying object, door
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102869609 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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