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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 14 14 5 33
Current Violations 28 5 33
Initial Penalty $55,000 $980,000 $0 $5,000 $0 $1,040,000
Current Penalty $528,030 $0 $0 $1,970 $0 $530,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C02 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $1,275 $2,500 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100023 D01 I 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $1,020 $2,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100023 D01 III 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100037 A 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $1,200 $2,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19100212 A01 08/08/1996 08/16/1996 $1,785 $3,500 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01005A Serious 19100219 D01 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $1,785 $3,500 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01005B Serious 19100219 E01 I 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01006A Serious 19100253 B05 IIIB 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $765 $1,500 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 01006B Serious 19100254 D09 III 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  10. 01007 Serious 19100263 C03 08/08/1996 08/16/1996 $3,570 $7,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  11. 01008 Serious 19100263 L09 II 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $765 $1,500 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 01009 Serious 19100303 G02 I 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $3,570 $7,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 01010 Serious 19100304 A02 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $765 $1,500 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  14. 01011A Serious 19100305 B01 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $1,020 $2,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  15. 01011B Serious 19100305 B02 08/08/1996 08/15/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  16. 01012 Serious 19100305 E01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $3,570 $7,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  17. 01013 Serious 19100305 G02 III 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $3,570 $7,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  18. 01014A Serious 19101200 H03 I 08/08/1996 08/16/1996 $3,570 $7,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  19. 01014B Serious 19101200 H03 II 08/08/1996 08/16/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  20. 01014C Serious 19101200 H03 III 08/08/1996 08/16/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  21. 02001 Serious 19100146 C02 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  22. 02002 Serious 19100146 C04 08/08/1996 08/20/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  23. 02003 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  24. 02004 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  25. 02005 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  26. 02006 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  27. 02007 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  28. 02008 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  29. 02009 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  30. 02010 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  31. 02011 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  32. 02012 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  33. 02013 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  34. 02014 Serious 19100146 G01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $35,700 $70,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  35. 03001 Other 19100022 A01 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $510 $1,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  36. 03002 Other 19100037 G04 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $510 $1,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  37. 03003 Other 19100037 Q02 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $510 $1,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  38. 03004 Other 19100303 B01 II 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $440 $1,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  39. 03005 Other 19100305 G01 III 08/08/1996 08/14/1996 $0 $1,000 $0 08/29/1996 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170084362 Event: 02/11/1996One Employee Dies, Two Injured By Asphyxia In Yeast Vat
Employee #1 entered an approximately 5 ft by 8 ft stainless steel vat to retrieve a small object. After searching for Employee #1 for approximately 30 minutes, Employee #2 entered the vat to retrieve him but became ill and fainted. Employee #3 then went into the vat to retrieve Employees #1 and #2, but he became dizzy and was pulled out by coworkers. Employee #2 was retrieved by rescue services and both he and Employee #3 were hospitalized for asphyxia. Employee #1 had already died of asphyxia by the time he was pulled out of the vat. The vat was being used to brew yeast for a bakery. Carbon dioxide is given off and oxygen is depleted during the fermentation process.
Keywords: oxygen deficiency, unconsciousness, asphyxiated, confined space, work rules, inhalation, scba, dizziness, carbon dioxide, overexposure
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123591471 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 123591471 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
3 123591471 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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