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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 Serious 19100157 C01 03/01/1994 07/12/1994 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100303 G01 V 03/01/1994 04/15/1994 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 8010003 A01 03/01/1994 03/18/1994 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19100022 A01 03/01/1994 07/12/1994 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 1009893 Event: 12/06/1993Employees Burned And Exposed To Smoke In Boiler Puff Back
On December 6, 1993, Employees #1 through #4, of the New York City Housing Authority, were repairing an inoperative boiler. After repairing an electrical relay, they attempted to ignite the boiler. Due to an accumulation of soot in the boiler's tubes, the excess gas had not been able to dissipate properly and there was a gas build-up in the vessel. The boiler backfired and its door blew open, injuring Employee #4's right arm. He also received burns to his arm and face. Employee #2 received burns to his cheek and right ear and suffered smoke inhalation. Employees #1 and #3 were also treated for smoke inhalation.
Keywords: burn, respiratory, lung, repair, inadequate maint, work rules, boiler, clogged, face, smoke inhalation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 115810798 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Helpers, mechanics and repairers
2 115810798 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Management related occupations, n.e.c.
3 115810798 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
4 115810798 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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