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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,850
Current Penalty $1,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203 A07 C 03/13/1997 03/13/1997 $1,850 $1,850 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170868913 Event: 08/16/1996Employee Burned In Flash Fire At Lehr
Employee #1, who worked for a glass manufacturer, was changing the compressed gas bottle of treatment material at the lehr. The connection is a two valve system. The liquid valve was jarred during delivery or installation so that treatment material escaped once the valve connection was opened. When the material contacted the lehr, it ignited in a flash fire. Employee #1 sustained burns and was treated on site before being transported by helicopter to a hospital.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, unsecured, fire, valve, combustible liquid, accidental discharge
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125765974 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Not specified mechanics and repairers

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