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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,750
Current Penalty $1,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 701076001 A 02/29/1996 03/10/1996 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C01 02/29/1996 03/10/1996 $500 $500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171017312 Event: 11/07/1995Employee Burned By Water/Steam That Filled Sterilizer
At Lebanon Community Hospital, a coworker who was working on a boiler system left a manual fill valve open in error, allowing the steam sterilizer in use by Employee #1 to fill with scalding hot water. She opened the sterilizer door and approximately 200 gallons of hot water poured out of the vessel. Employee #1 suffered first- and second-degree burns on her hands, legs, and feet, and required hospitalization.
Keywords: burn, pressure vessel, work rules, boiler, steam, valve, hand, foot, hot water, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126705474 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Health technologists and technicians, n.e.c.

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