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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07C 03/09/1992 04/16/1992 $0 $0 $0 -
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3328 G 03/09/1992 04/16/1992 $0 $2,000 $0 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170716559 Event: 11/25/1991Employee Injured By Pressurized Hot Water
At approximately 1:50 p.m., on November 25, 1991, Employee #1, of Grimmway Farms, was using a high pressure steam gun, with approximately 3,000 psi, to wash a farm tractor. Employee #1 injected hot water into his rubber boot, penetrating his foot. The operating lever on the steam gun would not shut off the hot water when released. Employee #1 suffered a serious injury to his right foot, for which he was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: steam cleaner, agriculture, cleaning, control lever, laceration, high pressure, foot, hot water, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112123567 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance

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