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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1233434.015 - Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 1233434.015Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 05/17/2017

Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.
1100 Nw 8th Streetnull
Abilene, KS 67410
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 333111/Farm Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
Mailing: 1621 Dewey St.Null, Salina, KS 67401

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:05/17/2017
Emphasis: L:RepvehicleClose Case:09/11/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1213465 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $32,593 $0 $0 $0 $0 $32,593
Current Penalty $32,593 $0 $0 $0 $0 $32,593
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 B 08/07/2017 08/31/2017 $10,864 $10,864 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100252 A02 XIV B 08/07/2017 08/31/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19101200 G08 08/07/2017 08/31/2017 $9,054 $9,054 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95648.015Event: 05/11/2017Employee Catches On Fire And Receives Severe Burns When Weld
At 6:30 p.m. on May 11, 2017, an employee was using a Wilson MIG welder to weld A frames. The employee had been welding on A frames for a few hours and the meta l had an unusual amount of oil on it, which got on the employees gloves and shir t. A spark hit the oil on the employees shirt and caught fire. The employee was wearing the PPE required for radiant heat but not for direct heat coming from a spark. He was also wearing a synthetic shirt under his regular shirt. The emplo yee suffered many severe burns to their stomach, shoulders, arms, face, and lowe r back.
Keywords: arm, back, burn, clothing, combustible liquid, face, heat, shoulder, stomach, welding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1233434.015 Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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