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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
Current Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 6A0001 10/24/1991 10/28/1991 $600 $600 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 804450 Event: 07/30/1991Employees Hospitalized After Inhaling Toxic Vapors
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on July 30, 1991, Employees #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, and #6 were working in the food preparation area while technicians cleaned and repaired an air conditioning system. To clean the unit, the technicians applied a coil cleaner that contained phosphoric and hydrofluoric acids to the unit. The acids reacted with the aluminum on the unit and created a vapor that seeped through the unit's duct. The employees inhaled the vapors and were hospitalized.
Keywords: hydrofluoric acid, cleaning, inhalation, phosphoric acid, chemical reaction, cleaning fluid, toxic fumes
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108104761 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
2 108104761 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
3 108104761 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
4 108104761 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
5 108104761 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Miscelaneous food preparation occupations
6 108104761 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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