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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1224114.015 - Orbital Atk Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Kansas City

Nr: 1224114.015Report ID: 0728500Open Date: 04/11/2017

Orbital Atk Inc.
25201 E. 78 Hwy
Independence, MO 64056
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 332993/Ammunition (except Small Arms) Manufacturing
Mailing: Po Box 1000bldg. 1 Mz, Independence, MO 64051

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/31/2017
Emphasis: N:ChemnepClose Case:06/21/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1200850    
 Referral1239595 Yes  
 Referral1200903   Yes
 Referral1239595   Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $76,050 $0 $0 $0 $0 $76,050
Current Penalty $57,038 $0 $0 $0 $0 $57,038
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100119 D 10/02/2017 02/02/2018 $9,508 $12,675 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100119 E03 10/02/2017 02/02/2018 $9,506 $12,675 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100119 F01 I 10/02/2017 02/02/2018 $9,506 $12,675 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19100119 F01 I D 10/02/2017 02/02/2018 $9,506 $12,675 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01004B Serious 19100119 F01 I G 10/02/2017 11/20/2017 $0 $0 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 19100119 F01 II 10/02/2017 02/02/2018 $9,506 $12,675 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01006 Serious 19100119 F01 IV 10/02/2017 02/02/2018 $9,506 $12,675 $0 10/26/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94644.015Event: 04/11/2017Employee Is Killed In Explosion While Cleaning Equipment
At 1:00 p.m. on April 11, 2017, an employee was using a spatula to break up dried Tetrazene that was lying inside the vacuum receiver. The employee was standing over the vacuum receiver when the Tetrazene exploded, killing the employee.
Keywords: chemical, explosion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224114.015 Fatality Other Chemical technicians

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