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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123332355 - B.E. & K. Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford

Nr: 123332355Report ID: 0112000Open Date: 01/21/1997

B.E. & K. Construction Company
Route 163, Rand Whitney Containerboard
Montville, CT 06353
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 2000 International Park Drive, Birmingham, AL 35243

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:01/23/1997
Close Case:04/18/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral902554328   Yes

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $35,000 $0 $0 $49,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C07 I 03/14/1997 04/09/1997 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100147 D05 I 03/14/1997 03/19/1997 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Repeat 19100147 D04 I 03/14/1997 03/19/1997 $35,000 $35,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200080018Event: 01/20/1997Four Employees Burned With Hot Water/Steam
Employees #1 through #4 were disconnecting the outlet flange on a sheet and tube heat exchanger. The flange disengaged, and a slug of steam and hot water shot out from the outlet port. All four workers sustained burns; Employees #1, #2, and #4 were hospitalized.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, steam, heat exchanger, hot water, burn, maintenance, construction, lockout, accidental discharge
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123332355 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers
2 123332355 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Millwrights
3 123332355 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Millwrights

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