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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,440 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,440
Current Penalty $1,440 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,440
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 95012901 10/04/1985 10/07/1985 $720 $720 $0 11/13/1985 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19100134 C 10/04/1985 10/07/1985 $720 $720 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19100134 E03 10/04/1985 10/07/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01002C Serious 19100134 E03 I 10/04/1985 10/07/1985 $0 $0 $0 11/13/1985 -
  5. 01002D Serious 19100134 E05 10/04/1985 10/07/1985 $0 $0 $0 11/13/1985 -
  6. 01002E Serious 19100134 E05 I 10/04/1985 10/07/1985 $0 $0 $0 11/13/1985 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14252340 Event: 08/19/1985Employees Exposed To Chlorine Vapors
AT APPROXIMATELY 11:30 AM ON AUGUST 19, 1985, A HOLDING TANK CONTAINING CHLORINE CONTAMINATED WATER RUPTURED. THE CHLORINE FROM THE ESCAPING WATER VAPORIZED, EXPOSING NUMEROUS EMPLOYEES OF THE CHAMPION AND B.E. AND K. COMPANIES TO CHLORINE GAS. EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH #9 WERE EITHER TREATED AT THE CHAMPION FIRST AID STATION OR WERE SENT TO THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: respiratory, inhalation, rupture, chlorine, toxic fumes, tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
2 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
3 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
4 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
5 2993673 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
6 2993673 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
7 2993673 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
8 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction
9 2993673 Non Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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