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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $480 $0 $0 $320 $0 $800
Current Penalty $480 $0 $0 $320 $0 $800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 E06 06/13/1984 06/16/1984 $480 $480 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 06/13/1984 06/16/1984 $320 $320 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19100134 F02 II 06/13/1984 06/16/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14540371 Event: 05/02/1984Burns From Explosion And Fire
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A BERNZ-O-MATIC PROPANE TORCH TO CLEAR A CLOGGED PIPELINE WHICH CONTAINED A COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID. THE RESULTING EXPLOSION AND FIRE SEVERLY BURNED EMPLOYEE #1. THE FIRE PRODUCED HEAVY SMOKE, CAUSING EMPLOYEES 2, 3, 4, 5, AND 6 TO BE HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: burn, fire, propane torch, explosion, pipeline, combustible liquid, propane, smoke inhalation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 19523588 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 19523588 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 19523588 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
4 19523588 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
5 19523588 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
6 19523588 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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