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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101400711 - Bottoms Usa

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 101400711Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 09/30/1986

Bottoms Usa
1891 Hotel Road
Auburn, ME 04210
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3069/Fabricated Rubber Products, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/11/1986
Close Case:05/02/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360516561    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $400 $0 $1,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19100094 D11 II 11/17/1986 12/08/1986 $400 $800 $0 12/10/1986 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Other 19100094 D11 III 11/17/1986 12/08/1986 $0 $0 $0 12/10/1986 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002A Serious 19101200 E01 11/17/1986 11/24/1986 $800 $800 $0 12/10/1986 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01002B Serious 19101200 F04 I 11/17/1986 11/20/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01002C Serious 19101200 F04 II 11/17/1986 11/20/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01002D Serious 19101200 G08 11/17/1986 11/24/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01002E Serious 19101200 H 11/17/1986 11/24/1986 $0 $0 $0 12/10/1986 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01002F Serious 19100094 D09 I 11/17/1986 11/24/1986 $0 $0 $0 12/10/1986 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 02001A Other 19040005 B 11/17/1986 11/20/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 02001B Other 19040005 C 11/17/1986 11/20/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
Deleted 11. 02002 Other 19040008 11/17/1986 11/20/1986 $0 $0 $0 12/10/1986 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14478119Event: 09/29/1986Exposed To Trichlorethylene In Vapor Degreaser
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLEANING A VAPOR DEGREASER WHICH WAS 8 FEET LONG AT THE TOP, 6 FEET, 2 INCHES LONG AT THE BOTTOM, 41 1/2 INCHES WIDE AND 41 1/2 INCHES TALL. THE DEGREASER WAS MADE BY BY SIREM OF ITALY, MODEL SL-1, SN SB-124185. EMPLOYEE #1 ENTERED THE TANK WITHOUT USING ANY KIND OF RESPIRATORY PROTECTION. THE OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR CLEANING THE DEGREASER DID NOT CONTAIN ANY PROCEDURES FOR THE SAFE ENTRY OF CONFINED SPACES. THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS LISTED AS EXPOSURE TO TRICHLORETHYLENE AND 1, 1, 1 TRICHLOROETHANE (PROBABLE VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION).
Keywords: respiratory, confined space, work rules, cleaning, inhalation, degreaser, toxic fumes, trichlorethylene, respirator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101400711 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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