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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 5 7
Current Violations 1 6 7
Initial Penalty $17,700 $0 $0 $1,305 $0 $19,005
Current Penalty $16,200 $0 $0 $1,630 $0 $17,830
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 08/11/2006 08/16/2006 $500 $500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 14300040 A 08/11/2006 09/13/2006 $325 $325 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 5144 C02 A 08/11/2006 09/13/2006 $160 $160 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 5144 C02 B 08/11/2006 09/13/2006 $160 $160 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 6151 G 08/11/2006 09/13/2006 $160 $160 $0 -
  6. 02001 Other 4070 A 08/11/2006 08/16/2006 $325 $1,500 $0 09/08/2006 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 03001 Serious 5449 B 08/11/2006 08/21/2006 $16,200 $16,200 $0 09/08/2006 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201147683 Event: 03/09/2006Employee Is Burned During Spray Operation
On March 9, 2006, Employee #1 was working on a conveyor line for his employer; a manufacturer of urethane-coated products for the marine, toy, appliance, and furniture industries. Employee #1 was standing at the conveyor line, where polyurethane-molds would come out of an open-flame oven that operated at approximately 225 degrees F. His job was to spray the mold release agent; Mavcoat T-100 Urethane Foam Release Coating, which has a flash point exceeding 200 degrees F. The mold release agent was in a drum, which was under 5 psi to 20 psi pressure and connected to a compressed line. Due to the mist caused by the spraying operation, Employee #1's cotton gloves were often soaked with the mold release agent. Employee #1 was injured, when a pinhole leak in the hose dispersed agent into the oven. The agent ignited and Employee #1 was engulfed in flames. He was hospitalized at the University of California - Irvine Hospital in Orange, California for 35 days with injuries, including inhalation burns, and second and third degree burns on his head, face, chest, and arms.
Keywords: burn, chest, head, oven, compressed air, conveyor, arm, face, spraying rig
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125949719 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Production helpers

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