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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 122482599 - Bjs Systems, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Appleton

Nr: 122482599Report ID: 0521100Open Date: 06/14/1996

Bjs Systems, Inc.
250 Spring Street
Clintonville, WI 54929
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1796/Installation or Erection of Building Equipment, Not Elsewhere
Mailing: 6548 W. Carpenter Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:07/10/1996
Close Case:01/21/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $525 $0 $0 $0 $0 $525
Current Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260055 A 07/18/1996 07/23/1996 $360 $525 $0 08/09/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260055 B 07/18/1996 07/23/1996 $0 $0 $0 08/09/1996 F - Formal Settlement

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 122482599 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Painters, construction and maintenance
2 122482599 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Painters, construction and maintenance

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