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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 503010501 12/01/1997 12/09/1997 $7,000 $7,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170123020 Event: 06/05/1997Four Employees Killed In Explosion At Pyrotechnics Storage
At approximately 11:59 a.m. on June 5, 1997, Employees #1 through #3 were inside a pyrotechnics storage magazine, preparing fireworks for a display show. Employee #4 arrived by truck. An explosion occurred, and Employees #1 through #4 were killed when struck by flying pieces of metal. The charges apparently went off prematurely.
Keywords: explosives, explosion, chemical reaction, struck by, concussion, flying object, pyrotechnics, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
3 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
4 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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