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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 4 6
Current Violations 2 4 6
Initial Penalty $330 $0 $0 $0 $0 $330
Current Penalty $330 $0 $0 $0 $0 $330
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 95012901 05/10/1990 05/16/1990 $210 $210 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 95012901 05/10/1990 05/16/1990 $120 $120 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 7B0102 A01 05/10/1990 05/16/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 7B0302 A 05/10/1990 05/16/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02003 Other 7B0308 05/10/1990 05/16/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02004 Other 19101200 E01 05/10/1990 06/12/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 943514 Event: 03/01/1990Employee Burned In Explosion Of Enamel Reducer Can
Employee #1 was welding broken bearings on a Marlis No-Till. He set a portable welding table near the welding machine and approximately 6 ft from a permanent woodworking table. A gallon can of Dupont 3812S fast dry enamel reducer (flammable and containing toluene and VM & P naphtha), which was estimated to be 1/3 full, was on the work table approximately 7 ft from the welding operation. As Employee #1 was welding, a spark or piece of slag struck and penetrated the upper portion of the metal can, igniting the vapors and producing an explosion. The remaining liquid splashed on Employee #1, setting his clothing on fire. Coworkers extinguished the fire and he was transported to the hospital. He was burned over 63 percent of his body. He died 19 days after the accident from complications of his burns.
Keywords: burn, clothing, flammable liquid, agriculture, work rules, fire, welding, toluene, explosion, spark
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18479543 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Farm workers

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