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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $15,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,000
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100120 Q03 II 03/09/2004 03/12/2004 $3,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100120 Q03 III 03/09/2004 03/12/2004 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19100120 Q03 IV 03/09/2004 03/12/2004 $3,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100120 Q06 03/09/2004 03/12/2004 $3,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200773067 Event: 11/19/2003Four Employees Contaminated, Two Injured In Chemical Release
On November 19, 2003, Employee #3, a truck driver, and Employees #1, #2, and #4, administrators for Yellow Freight Systems, were exposed to vapors and contaminated when there was a release or small spill of pure Anhydrous Hydrazine from an approximate five (5) gallon container. The incident resulted in a full HAZMAT response and involved the transport to a local hospital of the four employees after decontamination. Two of the exposed employees exhibited respiratory inflammation from inhalation of the vapors.
Keywords: respiratory, respiratory tract, spill, chemical vapor, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306099342 Non Hospitalized injury Other Chief exec's & gen'l administrators, public admin.
2 306099342 Non Hospitalized injury Other Truck drivers, heavy
3 306099342 Non Hospitalized injury Other Chief exec's & gen'l administrators, public admin.
4 306099342 Non Hospitalized injury Other Chief exec's & gen'l administrators, public admin.

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