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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111568531 - Westport Shipyard Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 6

Nr: 111568531Report ID: 1055360Open Date: 01/31/1990

Westport Shipyard Inc
1st & Nyhus St
Westport, WA 98595
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3732/Boat Building and Repairing
Mailing: Po Box 308, Westport, WA 98595

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/16/1990
Emphasis: L:MdClose Case:05/25/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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
  1. 01001 Other 0240004001 A 05 05/15/1990 05/18/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170253173Event: 01/29/1990Two Employees Injured When Struck By Incinerator Door
At 8:00 a.m. on January 29, 1990, Employees #1 and #2 were assigned to light a wood-burning incinerator. This was not among their normal duties. When the incinerator was loaded with paper and wooden pallets, Employee #1 took a 5-gallon plastic bucket partially filled with gasoline and soaked the paper and pallets. He then lit a small piece of paper, threw it through the open incinerator door, and tried to close it. The gas ignited, causing the door to fly open and strike both employees. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of his injuries.
Keywords: flammable liquid, work rules, fire, explosion, combustible liquid, incinerator, struck by, gasoline
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111568531 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
2 111568531 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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