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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,800 $0 $2,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100252 A03 I 01/04/2007 01/09/2007 $1,400 $2,800 $0 01/12/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19100252 A03 II 01/04/2007 01/09/2007 $1,400 $2,800 $0 01/12/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Other 19100132 D02 01/04/2007 01/09/2007 $0 $0 $0 01/12/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 03002 Other 19100132 F04 01/04/2007 01/09/2007 $0 $0 $0 01/12/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202360285 Event: 10/31/2006Worker Receives Burns While Torch Cutting 55-Gallon Drums
On October 30, 2006, an employee was cutting 55-gallon drums so they could be taken to a scarp yard. The drums had previously contained windshield-washer fluid concentrate. The employee used a plasma cutter, and had finished cutting three drums. When he removed the cap to a fourth drum, and began cutting, flames came out of the drum. He received flash burns and was treated for first- and second-degree burns to his ears, face, and forearm.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, work rules, drum, forearm, ear, scrap metal, face, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310510318 Occupation not reported

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