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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,096 $0 $0 $2,926 $0 $7,022
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100421 D02 10/18/2021 06/24/2022 $3,000 $4,096 $0 11/09/2021 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 10/18/2021 $2,000 $2,926 $0 11/09/2021 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136988.015 Event: 04/30/2021Employee Is Pulled Into Drain, Is Ejected And Killed
At 2:00 p.m. on April 30, 2021, an employee worked on a drainpipe to inspect for a clog and clear debris. At some point, the clog cleared and caused a whirlpool that pulled the employee into the drain and then eject the employee one hundred and twenty feet down the pipe and away from the drain. The employee was killed after being cut in half while in the drain/pipe.
Keywords: caught in, clogged, cut, drain pipe, ejected, inspecting, pipe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1540325.015 Fatality

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