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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1345599.015 - University Of Northern Iowa (Uni)

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1345599.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 09/11/2018

University Of Northern Iowa (Uni)
2003 Campus Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 611310/ Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Mailing: 3219 Hudson Road, Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:StateGovt
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/11/2018
Close Case:12/19/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1380743    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $22,726 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,726
Current Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 88.4 - CODE OF IOWA (2017) 11/01/2018 01/22/2019 $4,000 $6,929 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 II B 11/01/2018 01/22/2019 $4,000 $6,929 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C04 II C 11/01/2018 01/22/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100303 G02 I 11/01/2018 $3,000 $4,434 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19100305 B02 I 11/01/2018 $3,000 $4,434 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109079.015Event: 09/10/2018Employee Is Killed While Working In Steam Tunnel
Employee #1 was working in steam tunnel T-7 and was opening valves to drain water from steam system while coworkers were traveling to the wellness/recreation center to open the valve to energize the system. The coworkers opened the valve and the system energized faster than normal. The employee reported that he could hear water hammering in the steam line and a steam leak was reported in the field west of the towers dorm. The coworkers closed off the system and went to the leak location. The employee stopped responding to radio calls and Emergency Services responded. They discovered the employee had been engulfed in steam and was unable to get out. The employee was killed.
Keywords: steam, steam line, leak
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1345599.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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