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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $6,819 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,819
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100252 A01 I 06/18/2019 07/17/2019 $3,500 $6,819 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100252 A02 XIV C 2 06/18/2019 07/17/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19100252 B03 06/18/2019 07/17/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 114961.015 Event: 03/22/2019Employee Sustains Burns During Liquid Vapor Ignition
At 11:00 a.m. on March 22, 2019, an employee was using a MIG welder to tack weld a bracket onto a truck axle housing. The employee had cleaned the axle housing using a brake cleaner/degreaser and a bucket to catch the residue as well as an y excess brake cleaning fluid. The employee struck an arc with the welder and t he bucket of brake cleaner ignited. The employee kicked the bucket away and the fluid splashed and the vapor in the air flashed, melting the employee's polyest er uniform to his body. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: automotive repair, burn, fire, flammable liquid, flammable vapors
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1389823.015 Hospitalized injury Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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