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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112352406 - Kenway Distributors Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 112352406Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 05/10/1991

Kenway Distributors Inc
Hoover Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1752/Floor Laying and Other Floor Work, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 4800 Strawberry Ln, Louisville, KY 40214

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/17/1991
Close Case:10/09/1991

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100134 E05 09/27/1991 10/23/1991 $200 $200 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19260152 F01 09/27/1991 09/30/1991 $250 $250 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19100134 B01 09/27/1991 09/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19100134 B10 09/27/1991 09/30/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 781484Event: 05/09/1991Employees Are Overcome By Xylene Vapors, One Hospitalized
Workers completing work on an expansion facility at an existing production site were applying a urethane coating to the facility's floor. Xylene vapors from the urethane coating migrated from the expansion facility to another building where Employees #1 through #10, production workers, began to experience symptoms typical of solvent exposure. Employee #1, who was suffering chest pains, was held overnight at a hospital for observation. Employees #2 through #10 were given oxygen therapy and released.
Keywords: respiratory, xylene, inhalation, toxic fumes, overexposure, chest, vapor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112352406 Occupation Not Listed

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