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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $637 $0 $0 $0 $0 $637
Current Penalty $637 $0 $0 $0 $0 $637
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A05 09/18/1997 09/23/1997 $637 $637 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 09/18/1997 09/30/1997 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200460111 Event: 07/14/1997Employee Dies After Becoming Ill At Work
Employee #1, a temporary laborer assigned to work as a cutter at Cold Atlantic Fisheries, was assisting with processing a large load of fish. It was a very hot and humid day, and the ventilation in the building was not working. Employee #1 approached his supervisor, explaining that he felt dazed and sick and wanted permission to go home. He subsequently fainted at work, and died while being transported by ambulance to St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, MA. The supervisor was aware that Employee #1 had an asthmatic condition.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, respiratory, ventilation, fainted, overheated, high temperature
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116301656 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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