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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 6A0001 06/06/1988 06/10/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 811596 Event: 04/22/1988Employee Dies Of Burns From Gas Explosion
Employees of a liquified gas company were lowering a cylinder of gas from a truck. The cylinder fell to the ground and the valve broke open, allowing gas to leak out, which caused an explosion and fire. Employee #1 was burned over 90 percent of his body and died.
Keywords: burn, leak, cylinder, flammable vapors, fire, explosion, valve, off loading
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18692533 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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