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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1244609.015 - Tampa Electric Company

Inspection Information - Office: Tampa


Inspection Nr: 1244609.015
Report ID: 0420600
Open Date: 06/30/2017

Site Address:
Tampa Electric Company
13031 Wyandotte Rd.
Apollo Beach, FL 33572

Mailing Address:
702 N Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 221112/Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/30/2017


Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1235758
Accident 1238304
Accident 1238041
Inspection 1245514 Yes
Inspection 1245410 Yes
Inspection 1245865 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $12,675 $126,749 $0 $0 $0 $139,424
Current Penalty $12,675 $126,749 $0 $0 $0 $139,424
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 19100132 A 12/27/2017 01/12/2018 $12,675 $12,675 $0 12/27/2017 C - Contested  
2. 01001B Serious 19100133 A01 12/27/2017 01/12/2018 $0 $0 $0 12/27/2017 C - Contested  
3. 01001C Serious 19100138 A 12/27/2017 01/12/2018 $0 $0 $0 12/27/2017 C - Contested  
4. 02001A Willful 5A0001 12/27/2017 01/22/2018 $126,749 $126,749 $0 12/27/2017 C - Contested  
5. 02001B Willful 19100269 D02 III 12/27/2017 01/31/2018 $0 $0 $0 12/27/2017 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 96843.015
Event: 06/29/2017
Two Employee Killed; Four Employees Hospitalized When Slag T

At 4:22 p.m. on June 29, 2017, an employee was in the process of trying to unplu g a hole in a molten slag tank. An explosion occurred releasing molten slag and the employee burned upon contact with material. Two employees were killed, and four employees were hospitalized. No other information was given about the empl oyees who were hospitalized.

Keywords:burn, explosion, molten slag

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1244609.015 Fatality
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