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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 3 9
Current Violations 6 3 9
Initial Penalty $105,750 $0 $0 $2,550 $0 $108,300
Current Penalty $105,750 $0 $0 $2,550 $0 $108,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 462(M)(1) 03/17/2021 $425 $425 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3328(A)(2) 03/17/2021 $850 $850 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3314(G)(2) 03/17/2021 $1,275 $1,275 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  4. 02001 Serious 560(D) 03/17/2021 $22,950 $22,950 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  5. 03001 Serious 23200001 A 03/17/2021 $7,650 $7,650 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  6. 04001 Serious 3314(H)(1) 03/17/2021 $7,650 $7,650 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  7. 05001 Serious 3329(B) 03/17/2021 $22,500 $22,500 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  8. 06001 Serious 3329(E) 03/17/2021 $22,500 $22,500 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested
  9. 07001 Serious 3518(A) 03/17/2021 $22,500 $22,500 $0 03/22/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 129588.015 Event: 09/17/2020Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Flying Pipe
On September 17, 2020, an employee was working with two coworkers tasked to set up the electrical components on a new Quincy 300 compressor that had just been a ssembled inhouse. The employee turned on the power to the compressor and as it w as running Coworker #1 began checking the amperage. Within 60 seconds of being energized, a 2 inch section of discharge pipe from the top of the compressor cam e loose and struck the employee. The employee suffered blunt force trauma and la cerations to the neck and was killed.
Keywords: accidental discharge, air line, air pressure, blunt force, blunt force trauma, compressed air, compressor, electrician, explosion, flying object, high pressure, high pressure pipe, laceration, lockout, lockout/tago
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1493422.015 Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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