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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $11,934 $0 $0 $744 $0 $12,678
Current Penalty $11,934 $0 $0 $744 $0 $12,678
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C07 I 02/14/2019 03/07/2019 $7,956 $7,956 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002A Serious 19101200 E01 I 02/14/2019 03/07/2019 $3,978 $3,978 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01002B Serious 19101200 H01 02/14/2019 03/07/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 02001 Other 19100134 D01 III 02/14/2019 03/07/2019 $744 $744 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 108529.015 Event: 08/22/2018Two Employees Incur Multiple Injuries When Struck By Explosi
At 2:30 p.m. on August 22, 2018 , Employees #1, #2 and a coworker were dewaterin g a previously pressurized line. When the pressurized line was being removed by the employees, residual and stored energy was then unknowingly released, and re sulted in an explosive decompression event. Following the impact from the prope lled water line, Employees #1 and #2 both sustained (struck by) injuries, e.g., broken bones and lacerations, resulting from the incident and were each hospital ized for approximately two days.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, compressed air, contact, energized, explosion, flying object, fracture, laceration, pressure piping, pressure release, struck by, tag, water pipe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1341157.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed
2 1341157.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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