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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,375
Current Penalty $6,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100138 A 09/20/2006 10/23/2006 $1,875 $1,875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100252 B02 IB 09/20/2006 10/23/2006 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002A Serious 19100252 A03 I 09/20/2006 10/23/2006 $4,500 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002B Serious 19100252 A03 II 09/20/2006 10/23/2006 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200980738 Event: 07/08/2006Employee Is Killed While Using Cutting Torch
On July 8, 2006, Employee #1 was using a cutting torch to cut the top off of a 55-gallon metal drum. The drum was empty but had previously contained a flammable liquid. Employee #1 was killed when the drum exploded and he was struck by the top that was being cut off.
Keywords: flammable liquid, flammable vapors, drum, torch, explosion, struck by, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309495125 Fatality Concussion Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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