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Inspection: 126775980 - Timpanogos Special Service District

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 126775980Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 08/21/1997

Timpanogos Special Service District
6400 N. 5050 W.
American Fork, UT 84004
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4952/Sewerage Systems
Mailing: Box 923, American Fork, UT 84003

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/26/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/31/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362648198    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 102001402 09/08/1997 09/12/1997 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100134 F02 II 09/08/1997 09/12/1997 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100134 F02 III 09/08/1997 09/12/1997 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19100252 A02 VI 09/08/1997 09/12/1997 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02001 Other 19100134 F02 IV 09/08/1997 09/12/1997 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171055437Event: 08/18/1997Employee Injured In Diesel Tank Explosion
Employee #1 was preparing to weld a bracket to a small diesel tank in a pickup bed. His leads contacted the tank and cut a hole through it, resulting in an explosion. Employee #1 sustained injuries that required hospitalization. At the time of the accident, the tank contained less than a gallon of diesel fuel.
Keywords: diesel fuel tank, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, work rules, struck against, welder, welding, explosion, pickup truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126775980 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Water and sewage treatment plant operators

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