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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,875
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100101 B 06/15/2001 06/20/2001 $1,500 $1,500 $0 07/11/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 06/15/2001 07/18/2001 $0 $375 $0 07/11/2001 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200752293 Event: 05/29/2001Oxygen Cylinder Exploded While Being Cut
An employee whose job it was to cut up scrap on a band saw cut into an oxygen cylinder that was still pressurized. When the employee cut through the side of the cylinder, the pressure blew out the side and propelled the cylinder toward the employee, fatally injuring him when it struck his stomach.
Keywords: abdomen, demolition, cylinder, bandsaw, scrap metal, struck by, stomach
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304356942 Fatality Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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