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Inspection: 112531207 - Warwood Armature Repair Company

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 112531207Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 08/24/2005

Warwood Armature Repair Company
57246 Ferry Landing Rd.
Shadyside, OH 43947
Union Status: Union
SIC: 7694/Armature Rewinding Shops
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 128 N. 7th St., P.O. Box 4008, Wheeling, WV 26003

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/07/2005
Close Case:11/15/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint205441140 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $1,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,400
Current Penalty $980 $0 $0 $0 $0 $980
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100024 H 09/22/2005 10/02/2005 $368 $525 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100269 D08 IV 09/22/2005 10/02/2005 $613 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Other 19100147 C04 II 09/22/2005 10/25/2005 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Other 19100147 C06 II 09/22/2005 10/25/2005 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200758118Event: 07/26/2005Three Employees Are Burned When Broiler Ruptures
At 9:34 a.m. on July 26, 2005, Employees #1, #2, and #3, of Warwood Armature Repair Company, were performing repair work on the motor of the 5 East induced fan at the First Energy Corp., R.E. Burger Plant. When a boiler tube in boiler Number 5, Unit Number 3 ruptured, it released a large quantity of steam and hot gas from the boiler interior, escaping out of openings into the boiler walls and roof. All three employees sustained steam burns. At the time of the rupture, the boiler was operating with two forced fans and one induced fan running. Employee #1 was hospitalized for six days. The other two employees were treated for steam burns and released.
Keywords: burn, fan, pressure vessel, rupture, steam, overheated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112531207 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 112531207 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 112531207 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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