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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
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 3203 A07 D 07/07/1995 07/07/1995 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170614069 Event: 04/10/1995Employee Loses Partial Vision In Eye Splashed With Chemical
Employee #1, an equipment operator for the California Department of Transportation, was splitting a large chunk of concrete with a chemical rock splitter. Holes were drilled into the concrete and then filled with a chemical. Employee #1 had just finished filling a hole with the chemical and was standing over the hole when he removed his safety glasses to clean them. As he was putting his safety glasses back on, the chemical exploded and splashed into his right eye. He lost partial vision in that eye.
Keywords: eye, work rules, chemical reaction, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119762623 Hospitalized injury Foreign Body Ineye Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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