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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1277965.015 - Torchero Fenix Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Englewood

Nr: 1277965.015Report ID: 0830600Open Date: 11/17/2017

Torchero Fenix Llc
1775 W. Wesley Ave.
Englewood, CO 80110
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 423510/Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 5606 E. 62nd Ave., Commerce City, CO 80022

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/22/2018
Emphasis: L:ScrapClose Case:01/31/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1285258    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,163 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,163
Current Penalty $8,340 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,340
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/09/2018 03/15/2018 $7,500 $7,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100253 E05 V 03/09/2018 03/15/2018 $840 $1,663 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100812.015Event: 11/17/2017Employee Is Struck And Killed By Projectile From A Loader Ti
At 9:00 a.m. on November 17, 2017, an employee was torch cutting the axle of a loader truck while a pressurized tire was still installed on the rim. The pressurized tire got into fire which caused the tire to blow out. The worker was struck and killed by a projectile of the outer lip of the rim on the upper body which tore his body vertically in half and was found 150 feet away from the location of the incident.
Keywords: struck by, multipiece rim wheel, air pressure, blowout--tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1277965.015 Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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