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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 122482581 - Walker Forge Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Appleton

Nr: 122482581Report ID: 0521100Open Date: 06/12/1996

Walker Forge Inc
250 Spring Street
Clintonville, WI 54929
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3312/Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (Including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills
Mailing: 250 Spring Street, Clintonville, WI 54929

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:06/20/1996
Close Case:08/08/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360967749    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $2,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,250
Current Penalty $1,125 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,125
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 II 07/18/1996 08/20/1996 $50 $675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100178 I01 07/18/1996 07/23/1996 $1,075 $1,575 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19101000 A02 07/18/1996 07/23/1996 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19040008 07/18/1996 07/23/1996 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 360967749Event: 06/10/1996Five Employees Overcome By Carbon Monoxide
On June 10, 1996, Employees #1 through #3, who worked for a forging company, and Employees #4 and #5, who worked for a subcontractor, were using two forklifts in a 22 ft by 28 ft room for between 20 and 30 minutes to install an overhead crane support I-beam. They were exposed to estimated carbon monoxide levels of 1,400 ppm. All five were hospitalized for elevated carboxyhemoglobin levels.
Keywords: work rules, inhalation, industrial truck, air contamination, exhaust fumes, carboxyhemoglobin, carbon monoxide, ventilation, construction, poisoning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 122482581 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Machinery maintenance occupations
2 122482581 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Machinists
3 122482581 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Painters, construction and maintenance

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