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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105600753 - Micron Metals Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 105600753Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 12/27/1989

Micron Metals Inc.
7186 West Gates Avenue
West Valley, UT 84120
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3399/Primary Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/03/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/23/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360288682    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious GEN0106 A01 01/08/1990 01/19/1990 $250 $250 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other GEN0305070100001 01/08/1990 01/19/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 971820Event: 12/27/1989Employee Burned While Transferring Titanium Powder
Employee #1 was pouring titanium powder from a 20 gallon drum through a stainless steel screen into a 55 gallon drum. Employee #1 stated that a fire ball came out of the 55 gallon drum at him, burning his face, left wrist, and a couple of spots on his back. Sparks also flew out of the drum, igniting several other drums of powder next to him.
Keywords: burn, fire, back, spark, combustible dust, powder, face, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105600753 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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