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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 4 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $6,125 $0 $10,625
Current Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $1,150 $0 $3,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 01/29/2009 03/18/2009 $1,000 $5,000 $0 02/10/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 461 A 01/29/2009 03/18/2009 $150 $375 $0 02/10/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3203 A 01/29/2009 03/18/2009 $0 $375 $0 02/10/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 5194 E01 01/29/2009 03/18/2009 $0 $375 $0 02/10/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 02001 Serious 5417 B 01/29/2009 02/12/2009 $2,700 $4,500 $0 02/10/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202539789 Event: 11/14/2008Employee Is Burned When Flammable Liquid Ignites
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on November 14, 2008, Employee #1, a diesel mechanic, was cleaning a metal work bench in the truck maintenance garage. He was using alcohol from a one-gallon container and a rag to clean the work bench, when a torch that was on the bench fell. The torch created a spark that ignited the alcohol on the work bench and the alcohol in the container. Employee #1 suffered burns from the fire. He was transported to Glendale Memorial Hospital and then transferred to Grossman Burn Center where he was treated for second- and third-degree burns and was hospitalized for 12 days. Further investigation revealed that Employee #1 had not been trained on the safe use and hazards of working with alcohol or flammable liquids.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, cleaning, fire, mechanic, torch, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126202746 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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