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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 3 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $15,750 $70,000 $0 $870 $0 $86,620
Current Penalty $0 $49,000 $0 $1,510 $0 $50,510
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 23400021 12/15/2000 01/17/2001 $260 $260 $0 02/02/2001 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 12/15/2000 01/17/2001 $0 $260 $0 02/02/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 342 A 12/15/2000 12/20/2000 $350 $350 $0 02/02/2001 W - Empr Withdrew
  4. 02001 Other 23400023 12/15/2000 01/03/2001 $900 $15,750 $0 02/02/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 03001 Willful 5417 B 12/15/2000 12/20/2000 $49,000 $70,000 $0 02/02/2001 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201141694 Event: 09/27/2000Employee Burned When Vapors Are Ignited By Buffing Machine
Two employees were removing an adhesive from work space floors with a buffing machine. A gasoline and chemical mixture was used to remove the adhesive, although the buffer had a clearly marked warning sign prohibiting its use with flammable or combustible liquids. After several hours of operation the flammable vapors ignited causing a fire. One employee was hospitalized with second and third degree burns over 90 percent of his body.
Keywords: burn, vapor, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fire, combustible liquid, gasoline, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300848512 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Janitors and cleaners

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