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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 17 20
Current Violations 3 17 20
Initial Penalty $3,610 $0 $0 $550 $0 $4,160
Current Penalty $3,610 $0 $0 $550 $0 $4,160
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 461 A 05/28/1991 04/30/1991 $25 $25 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 14301 A 05/28/1991 04/15/1991 $25 $25 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 23400016 A 05/28/1991 04/15/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 3203 A01 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 3203 A02 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01006 Other 3241 C 05/28/1991 04/15/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01007 Other 3400 C 05/28/1991 04/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 01008 Other 3577 E 05/28/1991 04/15/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 01009 Other 4002 A 05/28/1991 04/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 01010 Other 5143 A01 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  11. 01011 Other 5144 F01 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  12. 01012 Other 5144 F02 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  13. 01013 Other 51540001 E03 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  14. 01014 Other 5167 A 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  15. 01015 Other 5194 F04 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  16. 01016 Other 6151 C01 05/28/1991 04/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  17. 01017 Other 5214 D01 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $500 $500 $0 -
  18. 02001 Serious 3382 A 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $1,600 $1,600 $0 -
  19. 03001 Serious 5162 C 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $410 $410 $0 -
  20. 04001 Serious 5194 H02 E 05/28/1991 06/28/1991 $1,600 $1,600 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170169213 Event: 04/08/1991Three Employees Burned By Chemical Acid/Proponal Mixture
Employee #1 was asked to perform a chemical etching procedure using propanol and concentrated hydrofluoric and nitric acids. The acids and the propanol were accidentally mixed, resulting in an exothermic reaction. Employee #1 suffered chemical burns on her the face, neck, and arms. Employee #3 suffered chemical burns on his arms while helping Employee #1 into the emergency shower and eye- and face wash facility. Approximately 2 hours later, Employee #2 poured the same waste acid/propanol mixture into a 5-gallon waste container, again producing an exothermic reaction. He suffered chemical burns on his face, neck, and arm.
Keywords: shoulder, caustic, hydrofluoric acid, work rules, chemical reaction, chemical burn, nitric acid, arm, face, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111761938 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Engineering technicians, n.e.c.
2 111761938 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Chemical engineers
3 111761938 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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