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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 1 6
Current Violations 3 1 1 5
Initial Penalty $20,500 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $90,500
Current Penalty $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $63,000 $76,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/17/2005 10/25/2005 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 10/17/2005 10/23/2005 $5,000 $5,000 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100132 D01 10/17/2005 10/23/2005 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100145 C02 I 10/17/2005 10/25/2005 $1,500 $1,500 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 02001 Unclass 19100132 A 10/17/2005 10/25/2005 $63,000 $70,000 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 03001 Other 19100023 E07 III 10/17/2005 10/23/2005 $0 $0 $0 10/31/2005 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202220463 Event: 04/20/2005Employee Is Killed In Fall
On April 20, 2005, Employee #1, an electrician, was reinstalling the motor junction box onto the agitator motor. A millwright was standing on a cover with Employee #1. Employee #1 asked the millwright to pass him the junction box that was lying on the cable tray. When the millwright stepped back onto the platform, he saw Employee #1 reaching for a second bolt to the junction box, as the four-section, half-circle, metal cover collapsed underneath his feet. Employee #1 was killed after he fell with the cover segments, 28 feet into the tank. There had been approximately 1,000 pounds of personnel and equipment on top of the cover, after the pick was removed and the cover was "snuggled up."
Keywords: cover, installing, collapse, electrician, fall, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308197623 Fatality Fracture Electricians

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