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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 110113.015 - Raani Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

 

Inspection Nr: 110113.015
Report ID: 0521700
Open Date: 12/12/2011

Site Address:
Raani Corporation
5202 West 70th Place
Bedford Park, IL 60638

Mailing Address:
5202 West 70th Place, Bedford Park, IL 60638

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 325620/Toilet Preparation Manufacturing


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference:

Emphasis: N:Svep, L:Forklift, L:Piv

Close Case:07/13/2018


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 83889
Inspection 191970 Yes
Inspection 242952 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 4 1 10
Current Violations 5 4 1 10
Initial Penalty $46,000 $420,000 $0 $7,000 $0 $473,000
Current Penalty $20,000 $280,000 $0 $0 $0 $300,000
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 05/15/2012 05/16/2012 $4,000 $7,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100022 A02 05/15/2012 06/27/2012 $4,000 $6,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19100132 D02 05/15/2012 06/27/2012 $0 $7,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 01002C Serious 19100151 C 05/15/2012 06/06/2012 $0 $7,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 01003 Serious 19100106 E06 II 05/15/2012 05/30/2012 $4,000 $5,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
6. 01006 Serious 19100178 L01 I 05/15/2012 05/22/2012 $4,000 $7,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
7. 01007 Serious 19100303 B01 05/15/2012 05/16/2012 $4,000 $7,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
8. 02001 Willful 5A0001 05/15/2012 05/22/2012 $70,000 $70,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
9. 02002A Willful 19100132 A 05/15/2012 05/30/2012 $70,000 $70,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
10. 02002B Willful 19100133 A01 05/15/2012 05/30/2012 $0 $70,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
11. 02002C Willful 19100138 A 05/15/2012 05/30/2012 $0 $70,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
12. 02003 Willful 19100132 F01 05/15/2012 06/27/2012 $70,000 $70,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
13. 02006 Willful 19101200 H01 05/15/2012 06/27/2012 $70,000 $70,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
14. 03001 Other 19040039 A 05/15/2012 $0 $7,000 $0 06/05/2012 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 4130.015
Event: 11/17/2011
Employee Is Sprayed With Hot Chemical Solution And Later Die

At 1:15 p.m. on November 17, 2011, Employee #1 was cleaning a tank with a heated (~176 degrees F) citric acid cleaning solution. Employee #1 was preparing to " blow down" or push air through the lines to remove residual materials. The valv e on the bottom of the tank remained open and when the employee hooked up the ai r for the "blow down," the material was accidentally blown up through the bottom of the tank causing the heated cleaning solution to erupt from the open hatch o n the top of the tank. The erupting material sprayed the employee resulting in scalding and chemical burns to approximately eighty percent of his body, thirty one of those burns were third degree. Employee #1 wore no personal protective e quipment to protect his body from heated materials. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital where on December 8, 2011 when he died as a result of his injur ies.

Keywords:air pressure, chemical, heat

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110113.015 Fatality Production helpers
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