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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $410 $0 $14,810
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 1511 B 07/12/2013 07/17/2013 $0 $410 $0 07/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3329 D 07/12/2013 07/17/2013 $0 $14,400 $0 07/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202588323 Event: 03/27/2013Employee Suffers Burns When Hot Water Pipe Breaks
On March 27, 2013, Employee #1 was tasked to replace an old O-ring at the union connection. The employee was dismantling the insulation material of the pipe he was working on. The solder of the pipe that tie-in to the main hot water supply at a150 degrees, broke causing water to blast into the employee's left hand fingers and neck. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for second and third degree burns on his hand, fingers and neck. Employee #1 remained hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, dismantling, finger, neck, pipe, thermal insulation, hand, hot water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315321463 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Mechanical engineering technicians

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