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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1610722.015 - Timkensteel Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland


Inspection Nr: 1610722.015
Report ID: 0522300
Date Opened: 07/27/2022

Site Address:
Timkensteel Corporation
4511 Faircrest Street, Sw
Canton, OH 44706

Mailing Address:
1835 Dueber Ave. Sw, Canton, OH 44706

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 331110 

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/27/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1936667
Referral 1925485 Yes
Referral 1924833 Yes
Accident 1925718
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $145,027 $0 $0 $0 $145,027
Current Penalty $0 $145,027 $0 $0 $0 $145,027
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 Willful 5A0001 01/12/2023 03/02/2023 $145,027 $145,027 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148224.015
Event: 08/19/2022
One Employee Is Killed, Two Are Injured In Furnace Explosion

At 8:00 p.m. on August 19, 2022, three employees were working as attendants at a melt shop electric arc furnace when a steam explosion of the furnace occurred. The three employees were hospitalized with molten metal burns as a result of th e explosion. One employee died that day at the hospital as a result of the injur ies he sustained in the explosion.

Keywords:burn, electric arc, explosion, furnace, melting furnace, molten metal, steam

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1610722.015 Hospitalized injury Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
2 1610722.015 Fatality Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.
3 1610722.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
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