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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 117946277 - Asarco Hayden Smelter

Inspection Information - Office: San Francisco

Nr: 117946277Report ID: 0935000Open Date: 01/06/2004

Asarco Hayden Smelter
Route 177 And Asarco Rd.
Hayden, AZ 85235
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3331/Primary Smelting and Refining of Copper
NAICS: 331411/Primary Smelting and Refining of Copper
Mailing: P.O. Box 8, Hayden, AZ 85235

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/10/2004
Close Case:05/21/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,000
Current Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100025 D02 XII 04/21/2004 04/26/2004 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100303 H03 II 04/21/2004 04/26/2004 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100333 A01 04/21/2004 05/03/2004 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201780657Event: 01/06/2004Worker Is Electrocuted Repairing Dust Collector
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on January 6, 2004, Employee #1, a 59-year-old male with Asarco Hayden Smelter was repairing the link uplift on a unit cell dust collector in the vent gas cottrells at a copper smelter. The equipment contained about 2,800 volts, direct current and had the potential to contain up to 60,000 volts, direct current. Employee #1 was electrocuted while working on this equipment, it was reported that he suffered electrical burns on his left shoulder, hip and thigh.
Keywords: burn, shoulder, electrician, electrocuted, hip, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 117946277 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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