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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302314430 - Burns & Roe Services Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Englewood

Nr: 302314430Report ID: 0830600Open Date: 01/31/2000

Burns & Roe Services Corp.
10200 Rt. 90
Bedrock, CO 81411
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8733/Noncommercial Research Organizations
Mailing: 800 Kinderkamack Rd., Oradell, NJ 07649

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:04/28/2000
Close Case:07/18/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101750792    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $19,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100134 A01 05/05/2000 05/12/2000 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100134 D01 III 05/05/2000 05/15/2000 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19100146 C02 05/05/2000 05/15/2000 $5,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19100146 C03 05/05/2000 05/15/2000 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 302314505Event: 01/28/2000Employee Died After A Fall Off A Ladder
On January 15, 2000, Employee #1 collecting brine samples from a 9-ft-tall, 1200-gallon fiberglass tank, fell approximately 6 ft off the ladder he was standing on while collecting a brine sample. Employee #1 hit his head on a concrete floor when he fell. He was hospitalized after the accident and died on January 27, 2000, from the head injuries. Employee #1 was working with brine containing hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S). Concentrations of H2S were measured after the accident and were 1000 ppm.
Keywords: head, hydrogen sulfide, ladder, fall, concussion, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302314430 Fatality Concussion Industrial engineering technicians

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