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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 104358031 - Certainteed Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1


Inspection Nr: 104358031
Report ID: 0352450
Open Date: 02/03/1989

Site Address:
Certainteed Corp.
Lockwood Road
Williamsport, MD 21795

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 290, Williamsport, MD 21795

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 04/26/1989

Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing


Close Case:06/09/1989

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360216527
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $585 $0 $0 $0 $0 $585
Current Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19101000 A 2 05/16/1989 05/19/1989 $150 $585 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19101000 E 05/16/1989 05/19/1989 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 821231
Event: 01/22/1989
Four Employees Exposed To Carbon Monoxide

Employees #1 through #4 were working in a warehouse moving materials with a Clark LP gas forklift. They had worked from 6:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. before complaining of dizziness, headache, and blurred vision. They were all evacuated. Carboxyhemoglobin levels obtained at the hospital showed carbon monoxide exposure levels of 653 ppm. No personal protective equipment had been used. Carbon monoxide readings at the forklift showed levels greater than 100 ppm.

Keywords:ventilation, warehouse, work rules, toxic atmosphere, inhalation, industrial truck, exhaust fumes, carboxyhemoglobin, poisoning, carbon monoxide

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104358031 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Helpers, mechanics and repairers
2 104358031 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Helpers, mechanics and repairers
3 104358031 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Helpers, mechanics and repairers
4 104358031 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Helpers, mechanics and repairers
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