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Inspection: 1602216.015 - Timberlane Service Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Marlton
Timberlane Service Inc.
412 Swedesboro Road
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
413 Swedesboro Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/15/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19101200 E01||12/13/2022||12/19/2022||$3,108||$3,108||$0||12/19/2022||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Serious||19101200 G01||12/13/2022||12/19/2022||$3,108||$3,108||$0||12/19/2022||C - Contested|
|3.||01003||Serious||19101200 H01||12/13/2022||12/19/2022||$3,108||$3,108||$0||12/19/2022||C - Contested|
|4.||02001||Willful||19100252 A03 I||12/13/2022||12/19/2022||$29,005||$29,005||$0||12/19/2022||C - Contested|
At 10:30 a.m. on June 15, 2022, an employee was MIG welding nipples onto the top of a fuel tank truck. The purpose of the nipples was to facilitate a steam cle aning process for the tank, and the work was being performed in an indoor bay of a building. The employee was welding when the tank exploded, blowing the emplo yee through the building roof and a considerable vertical distance above the bui lding itself. The employee was killed, sustaining blunt force trauma to the hea d and torso from the explosion itself, the impact with the building roof and lan ding on the ground outside the work bay entrance.
Keywords:arc welding, blunt force, blunt force trauma, explosion, flammable vapors, fuel tank, head, hot work, torso, welder, welding
|1||1602216.015||Fatality||Welders and cutters|