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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 $1,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,875
Current Penalty $750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 10012 A 09/25/1998 09/30/1998 $750 $1,875 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170570824 Event: 07/27/1998Employee'S Face Burned In Diesel Fuel Tank Explosion
Employee #1, a delivery worker, was unloading 7,800 gallons of #2 diesel fuel into a 100,000 gallon aboveground tank when the tank exploded. He sustained minor burns to his face. The top of the tank blew up in the air approximately 4 ft and came down in its original position, as it was designed to do.
Keywords: burn, delivery work, diesel fuel tank, fire, storage tank, explosion, fuel oil, face, tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301756532 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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