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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $100 $0 $100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other PP060004 C01 12/10/2002 12/10/2002 $100 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19101200 E01 12/10/2002 01/04/2003 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19101200 G08 12/10/2002 01/04/2003 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200980282 Event: 10/23/2002Employee Killed By Overexposure To Carbon Monixide
On October 23, 2002, Employee #1 was working alone in an auto detailing shop. This was a large single bay shop measuring 19-ft by 50-ft with a 10-ft by 10-ft overhead door, a 36-in. walk-through door and a 2-ft by 5-ft window. Employee #1 had positioned a vehicle in the middle of the shop and started to detail the vehicle. After shampooing the carpet, Employee #1 would normally start the engine and turn the heater on high and use electrical fans to help accelerate drying of the carpet and the floor mats. The weather on the afternoon of the accident was cold with scattered snow falling. Because of the cold weather the employee closed the overhead door, the walk-through door, and the window and was overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning. The owner discovered the employee and immediately called for emergency medical assistance. Shortly after, the Fire Department and EMT personnel arrived and performed CPR on Employee #1 and he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: automotive repair, ventilation, cleaning, automobile, cleaning fluid, carbon monoxide
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305651002 Fatality Poisoning(Systemic) Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners

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