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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100146 C04 08/08/2006 09/05/2006 $500 $3,000 $0 08/10/2006 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100146 K01 08/08/2006 09/05/2006 $3,000 $3,000 $0 08/10/2006 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200514065 Event: 03/14/2006Employee Dies From Heart Attack
On March 14, 2006, Employees #1 and #2 were cleaning out ash inside the combustion chamber of a wood-fired boiler. Employee #2 worked for a contractor. An attendant, also employed by the contractor was stationed outside the boiler. After work started, Employee #1 left the boiler to take a break. Employee #2 who was still inside the boiler collapsed. Employee #1 and the attendant then entered the boiler and retrieved Employee #2 from the confined space. The employee was unconscious, and CPR was tried unsuccessfully to revive him. When emergency service personnel arrived, they pronounced him dead. According to the medical examiner, Employee #2 died from natural causes, a heart attack.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, unconsciousness, confined space, cpr, heart attack, boiler, cleaning, circulatory blockage
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309984011 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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