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Inspection: 300822137 - Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 300822137Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 04/08/2006

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area
#1 Minaret Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7011/Hotels and Motels
NAICS: 721199/All Other Traveler Accommodation
Mailing: Po Box 24, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/04/2006
Close Case:02/14/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362350126    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $42,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $42,750
Current Penalty $24,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3220 B04 10/04/2006 11/07/2006 $6,750 $18,000 $0 10/24/2006 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3340 C02 A 10/04/2006 11/07/2006 $0 $6,750 $0 10/24/2006 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3203 A04 10/04/2006 11/07/2006 $18,000 $18,000 $0 10/24/2006 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201107638Event: 04/06/2006Three Employees Are Killed From Asphyxiation In Snow Cave-In
On April 6, 2006, Employee #1, #2, #3, and #4 were reestablishing a perimeter fence around a gas vent, called a fumarole. The snow that covered the fumarole caved in and two employees fell approximately 22 ft. Two additional employees attempted a rescue. One of the four employees was rescued and survived. Three died from carbon dioxide asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, fall, cave-in
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300822137 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 300822137 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
3 300822137 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
4 300822137 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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