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Inspection: 106983240 - Hoeganaes Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Marlton

 

Inspection Nr: 106983240
Report ID: 0213900
Open Date: 01/10/1996

Site Address:
Hoeganaes Corp.
River Rd. & Taylor Lane
Riverton, NJ 08077

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union

SIC:3399

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/19/1996

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis:

Close Case:07/28/1996


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 361818511
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 7 7
Initial Penalty $35,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $35,100
Current Penalty $26,325 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,325
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. 01001 Serious 5A0001 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $3,375 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100036 B06 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $3,375 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100036 B08 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $3,375 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01004 Serious 19100037 A 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $3,375 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01005 Serious 19100110 B17 V 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $4,725 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 01006 Serious 19100110 B18 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $4,725 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
7. 01007 Serious 19260850 C 06/26/1996 07/01/1996 $3,375 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14311450
Event: 01/07/1996
One Employee Killed, Three Injured In Gas Explosion

Employees #1, #2, and #3 were switching a fuel supply system from natural gas to propane gas when an explosion and fire took place. Employee #1 was severely burned and died at the scene. Employee #2 and #3 suffered minor injuries and inhaled dust and gases. Employee #4 broke a foot while escaping from the area.

Keywords:burn, fracture, flammable vapors, fire, inhalation, gas, explosion, lp gas, dust inhalation, foot

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106983240 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 106983240 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 106983240 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 106983240 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
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