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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120286919 - Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca American Canyon District Office

Nr: 120286919Report ID: 0950615Open Date: 11/15/1994

Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc.
2789 Northpoint Pkwy.
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3827/Optical Instruments and Lenses

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/03/1995
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/20/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 D 01/03/1995 02/14/1995 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170380059Event: 11/11/1994Employee Suffers 2nd-Degree Burns When Alcohol Ignites
Employee #1 was preparing to clean a headgate valve with isopropyl alcohol when he spilled the alcohol on himself and on an open plastic container. While walking to a sink in the welding area to wash off the alcohol, he walked by a coworker using an oxyacetylene torch. The hot slag or a spark ignited the alcohol and Employee #1 caught on fire. He was hospitalized for 2nd-degree burns on his abdomen, hands, and face.
Keywords: burn, abdomen, isopropyl alcohol, acetylene torch, flammable liquid, cleaning, fire, spill, face, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120286919 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Not specified mechanics and repairers

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