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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105435861 - Thermal Engineering Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 105435861Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 01/26/1988

Thermal Engineering Corp.
Columbia Industrial Park, Bluff Road
Columbia, SC 29209
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3567/Industrial Process Furnaces and Ovens

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/16/1988
Close Case:10/18/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360279483    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 23 30
Current Violations 7 23 30
Initial Penalty $2,910 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,910
Current Penalty $970 $0 $0 $0 $0 $970
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100036 D01 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $210 $630 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 03/15/1988 03/28/1988 $120 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100212 A03 II 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $140 $420 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A04 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $120 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100303 B01 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $120 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006A Serious 19100107 G02 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $120 $360 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01006B Serious 19100107 B03 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 01007A Serious 19100217 C01 I 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $140 $420 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01007B Serious 19100217 B03 I 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01007C Serious 19100217 B06 I 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 02001 Other 19100023 C01 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  12. 02002 Other 19100037 Q01 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  13. 02003 Other 19100107 B06 03/15/1988 03/24/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  14. 02004 Other 19100107 G02 03/15/1988 03/24/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  15. 02005 Other 19100151 C 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  16. 02006 Other 19100157 C01 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  17. 02007 Other 19100184 E01 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  18. 02008 Other 19100213 H04 03/15/1988 03/28/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  19. 02009 Other 19100217 B04 I 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  20. 02010 Other 19100217 D06 I 03/15/1988 05/04/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  21. 02011 Other 19100242 A 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  22. 02012 Other 19100252 A05 VIB 03/15/1988 03/21/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  23. 02013 Other 19100252 B04 IXC 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  24. 02014 Other 19100303 F 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  25. 02015 Other 19100303 G01 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  26. 02016 Other 19100304 A02 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  27. 02017 Other 19100304 F04 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  28. 02018 Other 19100304 F05 VC 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  29. 02019 Other 19100304 F05 VC 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  30. 02020 Other 19100305 B01 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  31. 02021 Other 19100305 G01 III 03/15/1988 03/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  32. 02022A Other 19100215 A04 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  33. 02022B Other 19100215 B09 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  34. 02023A Other 19100217 D09 II 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  35. 02023B Other 19100217 D09 I 03/15/1988 04/18/1988 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 674846Event: 01/24/1988Electric Shock And Burn - Defective Cord Connector
A MACHINE OPERATOR WAS SEVERELY BURNED ON BOTH HANDS WHEN HE CONNECTED THE ATTACHMENT PLUG FOR A WELDER INTO THE CONNECTOR ON AN EXTENSION CORD SET. THE "PORCELAIN" BODY OF THE CONNECTOR ON THE CORD SET WAS BROKEN. WITH THIS DEFECT, THE CONNECTOR ALLOWED THE PLUG TO BE INSERTED SO THAT ANY BLADE COULD MATE WITH ANY SLOT. THE EMPLOYEE HAD INSERTED THE PLUG SO AS TO ENERGIZE THE METAL COVER FOR THE CONNECTOR.
Keywords: burn, e gi v, electrical, cord set, ground fault, cord connector, electric shock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105435861 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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