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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $750
Current Penalty $750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260352 I 01/22/1996 01/30/1996 $750 $750 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19260059 E01 01/22/1996 01/30/1996 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19260059 H 01/22/1996 01/30/1996 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02003 Other 19260150 C01 XII 01/22/1996 01/30/1996 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170809438 Event: 12/17/1995Employees Injured By Fire And By Jumping To Avoid It
Employees #1 and #2 were approximately 10 feet high on a scissor lift doing pipe fitting work on existing piping. Employee #2 had sawed off an existing pipe at the ceiling approximately 15 feet high. The pipe was drained of combustible liquid. Employee #1, a welder, put a short pipe nipple over the open end of the existing pipe and welded a first pass completely around the pipe with no problems. Employee #1 changed the welding rod, adjusted the welding machine, and began to weld the final pass. A small amount of combustible liquid in the pipe ignited and burned Employee #2. Both employees jumped to the floor. Employee #1 broke his heel.
Keywords: burn, fracture, work rules, fire, welder, construction, welding, combustible liquid, pipe, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125227611 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices
2 125227611 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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