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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 108553496 - Alaska State Of Dot

Inspection Information - Office: Alaska

Nr: 108553496Report ID: 1050210Open Date: 08/20/1991

Alaska State Of Dot
4801 Boniface
Anchorage, AK 99507
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9621/Regulation and Administration of Transportation Programs
Mailing: 4801 Boniface Pkwy., Anchorage, AK 99507

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/22/1991
Close Case:01/09/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 10105 A01 10/04/1991 10/07/1991 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170090690Event: 08/19/1991Employee Injured When Fuel Tank Explodes
Employee #1 was welding on a 100 gallon diesel fuel tank that was 80 percent full. The tank exploded and he was injured. He had failed to empty the tank and fill it with water, or take any other safety precautions before starting work.
Keywords: diesel fuel tank, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, welder, storage tank, welding, explosion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108553496 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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