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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 110351970 - Great Lakes Chemical Corp. West Plant

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

Nr: 110351970Report ID: 0627100Open Date: 12/16/1993

Great Lakes Chemical Corp. West Plant
Hwy. 15 South
El Dorado, AR 71730
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2819/Industrial Inorganic Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P. O. Box 7020, El Dorado, AR 71730

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/16/1993
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/28/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360438550    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C01 02/02/1994 03/01/1994 $4,500 $4,500 $0 02/28/1994 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14496434Event: 12/15/1993Employee Killed In Fall Over Platform Guardrail
Employee #1 was working on a platform on a railway tank car, 12 feet above ground level, when he fell over a 30-inch high guardrail, hitting his face on a 1 3/4-inch iron pipe attached to a car. Employee #1 died of massive cranial injury secondary to the accidental fall. He also suffered from significant coronary arteriosclerotic disease.
Keywords: platform, guardrail, railroad tank car, work rules, skull, fall, pipe, elevated work plat, face
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110351970 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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