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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1279306.015 - Invista S.A.R.L

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 1279306.015Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 11/27/2017

Invista S.A.R.L
12455 Strang Road
La Porte, TX 77571
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 325110/Petrochemical Manufacturing
Mailing: 4123 E 37th Street North, Wichita, KS 67220

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/27/2017
Emphasis: N:ChemnepClose Case:10/18/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1286847 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $64,670 $0 $0 $0 $0 $64,670
Current Penalty $38,802 $0 $0 $0 $0 $38,802
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100119 F04 04/04/2018 05/21/2018 $0 $12,934 $0 04/30/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100119 F04 04/04/2018 10/01/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 04/30/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100119 L03 04/04/2018 05/21/2018 $0 $12,934 $0 04/30/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 F04 04/04/2018 10/01/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 04/30/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100147 D06 04/04/2018 10/01/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 04/30/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 101029.015Event: 11/22/2017Employee Is Struck By Release Of Chemical Under High Pressur
At 1:15 a.m. on November 22, 2017, an employee was preparing to make piping connections from a heat exchanger to a reactor. A liquid chemical under high pressure was released when bolts on the blinds were removed, striking the employee and resulting in fractured body parts.
Keywords: reactor, high pressure, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279306.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights

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