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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $720 $0 $0 $0 $0 $720
Current Penalty $120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $120
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19100024 B 02/18/1987 03/16/1987 $720 $720 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19100028 A01 02/18/1987 03/16/1987 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100212 A01 02/18/1987 03/16/1987 $120 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14237887 Event: 11/10/1986Employee Suffocated In Hopper After Falling Onto Conveyor
THE EMPLOYEE CLIMBED ABOVE THE GUARDRAIL WHILE THE CONVEYOR BELT WAS MOVING. APPARENTLY, HE SLIPPED AND FELL ONTO THE BELT. WHEN HE FELL HE RECEIVED A BLOW TO THE BACK OF HIS HEAD, CAUSING PARTIAL OR TOTAL UNCONSCIOUSNESS. HIS BODY ENTERED THE HOPPER, HEAD DOWN, WHILE AMMONIUM NITRATE CONTINUED TO FEED INTO THE DIVERTER. THE EMPLOYEE SUFFICATED ON THE MATERIAL. HE ALSO RECEIVED OTHER INJURIES CAPABLE OF CAUSING DEATH. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHY THE EMPLOYEE WAS IN THE ELEVATED AREA. THERE ARE NO CONTROLS, NO HAND HOLDS, AND NO FOOTING AVAILABLE IN THAT AREA. ACCESS TO THE BELT IS VERY DIFFICULT, SINCE THE LIMITED HEAD AVAILABLE REQUIRES A GREAT DEAL OF BENDING OVER.
Keywords: unconsciousness, guardrail, suffocated, work rules, slip, flowing material, fall, conveyor belt, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103248563 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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