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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $36,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $600 $0 $18,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3273 L 05/12/2000 01/18/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 05/23/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 5163 B 05/12/2000 01/18/2000 $600 $18,000 $0 05/23/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201483021 Event: 01/14/2000Employee Scalded To Death
On January 14, 2000, Employee #1, a boiler man at a sawmill, fell into an open sump pit and adjacent excavation (6-ft-wide by 4.5-ft-deep) that had become filled with hot condensate that had drained from the dry kiln and overflowed the holding tanks in the sump pit (approximately 8-ft-deep by 15-ft-square). The sump pumps did not maintain adequate drainage. Employee #1 was fatally injured from thermal burns.
Keywords: burn, heat, sump tank, boiler, pit, fall, sawmill
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125839845 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Not specified mechanics and repairers

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