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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 122185135 - Jones-Blair Company

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas

 

Inspection Nr: 122185135
Report ID: 0626300
Open Date: 02/18/2000

Site Address:
Jones-Blair Company
2728 Empire Central
Dallas, TX 75235

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 35286, Dallas, TX 75235

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:2851

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 08/15/2000

Emphasis:

Close Case:03/02/2001


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100781137
Referral 200781060 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 11 11
Current Violations 1 9 10
Initial Penalty $71,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $71,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $100 $32,500 $32,600
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 Unclass 19100134 C01 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $5,417 $5,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100134 F08 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01001C Serious 19100134 K01 I 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01002A Serious 19100134 D01 II 08/17/2000 09/13/2000 $0 $5,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
5. 01002B Serious 19100134 H01 III 08/17/2000 09/13/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
6. 01002C Serious 19100134 H02 I 08/17/2000 09/13/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
7. 01002D Other 19100134 H03 III 08/17/2000 09/13/2000 $100 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
8. 01003 Unclass 19100134 I07 08/17/2000 09/13/2000 $5,417 $5,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
9. 01004A Unclass 19100146 C04 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $5,417 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
10. 01004B Unclass 19100146 F09 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
11. 01005A Serious 19100146 D04 I 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $0 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
12. 01005B Serious 19100146 D05 I 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
13. 01006A Serious 19100146 D04 IV 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $0 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
14. 01006B Unclass 19100146 H02 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
15. 01007 Unclass 19100146 D09 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $5,417 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
16. 01008 Unclass 19100146 E01 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $5,417 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
17. 01009 Unclass 19100146 G01 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
18. 01010A Serious 19100146 J04 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
19. 01010B Unclass 19100146 K01 I 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $5,417 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
20. 01010C Serious 19100146 K01 II 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
21. 01011A Unclass 19100146 K03 I 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $0 $7,000 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement  
22. 01011B Serious 19100146 K03 II 08/17/2000 08/23/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
23. 01011C Serious 19100151 B 08/17/2000 10/04/2000 $0 $0 $0 09/06/2000 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200781276
Event: 02/18/2000
Employee Dies Of Asphyxia In Confined Space

A worker entered a 2,000 gallon kettle in the resin plant and was overcome by the hazardous atmosphere and oxygen deficiency inside the confined space. Employee #1 attempted a rescue and was also overcome. A second coworker then entered the tank and had pulled out the first coworker when the local fire department arrived. Employee #1 was rescued, but he had already died of asphyxia. The kettle was a permit-required confined space tank.

Keywords:oxygen deficiency, respiratory, unconsciousness, confined space, ppe, work rules, inhalation, gas, chemical vapor, tank

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122185135 Fatality Asphyxia Mixing and blending machine operators
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