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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $1,050 $0 $4,550
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $1,050 $0 $4,550
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 10/15/1992 11/15/1992 $350 $350 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3320 10/15/1992 11/15/1992 $175 $175 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3203 A 10/15/1992 11/15/1992 $525 $525 $0 -
  4. 02001 Serious 5174 A 10/15/1992 10/22/1992 $3,500 $3,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170156830 Event: 04/16/1992Employee'S Arms Burned By Ignited Combustible Dust
On July 16, 1992, Employee #1 opened the chute hatch on attrition mill #3 without spreading apart the burghs. He was attempting to unjam the rotary value feeder above the mill. Combustible dust inside the grinding plate housing ignited and flashed up the chute and out the hatch opening. Employee #1 was standing in front of this opening and was hospitalized with 3rd-degree burns over his arms.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, work rules, fire, jammed, arm, combustible dust, mill--plant
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112162276 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machine operators, not specified

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