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Inspection: 106475858 - Goex Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre

Nr: 106475858Report ID: 0317700Open Date: 04/17/1997

Goex Inc
1002 Springbrook Ave.
Moosic, PA 18507
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2892/Explosives
Mailing: Hiway 80e,Gate 4,La Army Ammo Plt,Area G,Bldg 803, Minden, LA 71055

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/14/1997
Emphasis: L:ExplosiveClose Case:09/20/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101370039    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500 $1,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Unclass 19100119 D03 III 10/15/1997 12/17/1997 $750 $750 $0 10/20/1997 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Unclass 19100119 E03 I 10/15/1997 12/17/1997 $750 $750 $0 10/20/1997 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040008 A 10/15/1997 10/20/1997 $0 $0 $0 10/20/1997 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02002 Other 19100119 M04 IV 10/15/1997 11/19/1997 $0 $0 $0 10/20/1997 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201370053Event: 04/16/1997Two Employees Killed When Black Powder Explodes
Employees #1 and #2 were pushing a rail cart containing approximately 1,000 lb of black powder from one building to another when the powder deflagrated. Employees #1 and #2 were killed and a nearby process building was destroyed.
Keywords: fire, explosion, combustible dust, powder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106475858 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 106475858 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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