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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1550021501 A 05/01/1998 01/09/1998 $250 $250 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170006654 Event: 12/23/1997Employee Burned And Blinded By Grout Compound
Employee #1 was filling bore holes in rock with an expanding grout compound designed to break the rock. The compound overpressureized the rock and was expelled into Employee #1's face. He suffered chemical burns that resulted in permanent loss of eyesight. He had apparently applied the compound incorrectly and had not been wearing eye protection.
Keywords: ejected, eye, protective clothing, ppe, work rules, construction, chemical burn, flying object, face, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 115172850 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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