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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
Current Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 0246950501 08/08/1990 07/11/1990 $280 $280 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 0246950502 08/08/1990 07/11/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170247233 Event: 06/26/1990Employee Killed In Explosion Of 55 Gallon Metal Barrel
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on June 26, 1990, Employee #1 was using an oxygen-acetylene cutting torch to cut the top out of a metal 55 gallon barrel that had contained Shield Brite AP-40, a bright coating for apples. The barrel exploded, driving the top of the barrel and the cutting torch into Employee #1's head, causing massive head injury. He died.
Keywords: head, acetylene torch, flammable vapors, work rules, torch, explosion, flying object, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111559787 Hospitalized injury Concussion Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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