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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $12,676 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,676
Current Penalty $6,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,338
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100146 C04 11/02/2017 $3,169 $6,338 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100146 D03 11/02/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100146 D10 11/02/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002A Serious 19100146 D04 11/02/2017 $3,169 $6,338 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01002B Serious 19100146 G01 11/02/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97840.015 Event: 08/02/2017Employee Collapses In Manhole After Being Overcome By Toxic
At 10:45 a.m. on august 2, 2017, Employee #1 was working with a crew that was us ing a hydro jet system to unclog the Quick Trip sewer line. After the crew suces sfully dislodged the obstruction, the employee entered the active sewer manhole to visually inspect the condition of the line.The employee collapsed and fell to the bottom of the 7.5 foot deep manhole. The fire department responded and perf ormed atmospheric testing and found elevated hydrogen sulfide levels at approxim ately 193 ppm. Employee #1 was transported by ambulance to the hospital, where h e was treated and released the same day.
Keywords: asphyxiated, confined space, fainted, fall, hydrogen sulfide, manhole, sewer, toxic atmosphere
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1252301.015 Non Hospitalized injury Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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