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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1554277.015 - Porcelain Source Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Parsippany


Inspection Nr: 1554277.015
Report ID: 0214200
Date Opened: 09/20/2021

Site Address:
Porcelain Source Llc
140 Harrison Ave
Roseland, NJ 07068

Mailing Address:
140 Harrison Ave, Roseland, NJ 07068

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 327110 

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/17/2022

Emphasis: L:Forklift

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1814689
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,216 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,216
Current Penalty $6,216 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,216
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/17/2022 03/25/2022 $4,351 $4,351 $0 04/19/2022 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19100178 L06 03/17/2022 04/01/2022 $1,865 $1,865 $0 04/19/2022 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 139406.015
Event: 09/20/2021
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Porcelain Slabs

At 2:30 p.m. on September 20, 2021, an employee was retrieving an order which re quired moving material staged in a yard. The employee was handling 140 pound por celain stoneware slabs that were stored on wooden A-Frame transporting racks. Th e porcelain slabs became unstable and slid off the rack and onto the employee. T he employee was crushed and killed by the weight of the slabs, which was estimat ed to be over 1,000 pounds.

Keywords:abdomen, asphyxiated, chest, crushed, engineering controls, falling object, inexperience, insufficient supervision, lack of engineering controls, lack of oxygen, lung, material handling, struck by, supervision, uns

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1554277.015 Fatality Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators
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