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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1234594.015 - 134618 - Unilin North America, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte

Nr: 1234594.015Report ID: 0453730Open Date: 05/17/2017

134618 - Unilin North America, Llc
149 Homanit Usa Road
Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2493/Reconstituted Wood Products
NAICS: 321219/Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing
Mailing: Po Box 69, Mount Gilead, NC 27306

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:05/30/2017
Emphasis: N:DustexplClose Case:07/16/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1219106    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 1 8
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $49,000 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $50,125
Current Penalty $28,000 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $29,125
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 95.129(01) 10/30/2017 12/19/2017 $7,000 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 -
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 95.129(01) 10/30/2017 11/13/2017 $0 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 -
  3. 01003 Serious 95.129(01) 10/30/2017 12/19/2017 $7,000 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 -
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 95.129(01) 10/30/2017 12/19/2017 $0 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 -
  5. 01005 Serious 95.129(01) 10/30/2017 11/13/2017 $7,000 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 Z - Issued
Deleted 6. 01006 Serious 19100132 A 10/30/2017 11/03/2017 $0 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 -
  7. 01007 Serious 19100307 C 10/30/2017 04/30/2018 $7,000 $7,000 $0 01/09/2018 -
  8. 02001A Other 19100134 G01 I A 10/30/2017 12/19/2017 $1,125 $1,125 $0 01/09/2018 -
  9. 02001B Other 19100134 E01 10/30/2017 11/13/2017 $0 $0 $0 01/09/2018 -
  10. 02001C Other 19100134 F02 10/30/2017 11/13/2017 $0 $0 $0 01/09/2018 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97102.015Event: 05/16/2017One Employee Killed; One Injured In A Dust Explosion
On May 16, 2017, two employees (one a permanent employee, one a temporary employee) were cleaning (blowing down) the combustible wood fiber/dust from the area surrounding reversing belt #3. A combustible dust explosion occurred at the facility, and the two employees were taken to burn centers. One employee succumbed to his injuries.
Keywords: explosion, dust
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1234594.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 1234594.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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