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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1167974.015 - Florida Transformer, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jacksonville

Nr: 1167974.015Report ID: 0419700Open Date: 08/09/2016

Florida Transformer, Inc.
4509 State Highway 83 N.
Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 335311/ Power, Distribution, and Specialty Transformer Manufacturing
Mailing: P. O. Box 507, Defuniak Springs, FL 32435

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/12/2016
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:04/21/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1122403    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $46,899 $0 $0 $0 $0 $46,899
Current Penalty $24,083 $0 $0 $5,516 $0 $29,599
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100252 A03 I 01/26/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19101030 C01 I 01/26/2017 02/22/2017 $2,758 $11,408 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19101030 F01 II D 01/26/2017 $11,408 $11,408 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19101030 F02 I 01/26/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004 Other 19101030 G02 VII I 01/26/2017 02/22/2017 $2,758 $11,408 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 87732.015Event: 08/08/2016Employee Is Killed In Explosion While Welding
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on August 8, 2016, Employee #1 was using a welding type gouging rod to cut and remove the top of a sealed 3 phase transformer. Combustible gases within the transformer ignited and exploded, and Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: welder, explosion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1167974.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Welders and cutters

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