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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 917092.015 - U.S. Postal Service

Inspection Information - Office: North Boston

Nr: 917092.015Report ID: 0134000Open Date: 07/09/2013

U.S. Postal Service
20 Forest Street
Medford, MA 02155
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 491110/Postal Service
Mailing: 25 Dorchester Avenueroom 2003, Boston, MA 02205

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/13/2013
Close Case:05/16/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/04/2013 01/23/2014 $5,000 $7,000 $0 12/30/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 47826.015Event: 07/06/2013Employee Suffers Heat Stroke And Dies The Following Day
At 7:00 a.m. on July 6, 2013, an employee was delivering mail during hot weather and became overheated and lost consciousness. The employee died the following day due to heat stroke.
Keywords: unconsciousness, heat, heat stroke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 917092.015 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Postal clerks, excluding mail carriers

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