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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1302224.015 - Tri-Chem Specialty Chemicals, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Fort Worth

Nr: 1302224.015Report ID: 0636900Open Date: 03/15/2018

Tri-Chem Specialty Chemicals, Llc
2600 N Cresson Hwy
Cresson, TX 76035
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 325188/All Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
Mailing: 2600 N Cresson Hwypo Box 532, Cresson, TX 76035

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:03/19/2018
Emphasis: N:ChemnepClose Case:10/01/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1318821 Yes  
 Accident1320225    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $16,262 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,262
Current Penalty $12,566 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,566
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 08/30/2018 09/28/2018 $5,174 $5,174 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100134 E01 08/30/2018 09/28/2018 $3,696 $3,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19100305 G01 IV A 08/30/2018 09/28/2018 $3,696 $3,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19100305 G01 IV D 08/30/2018 09/28/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003C Serious 19100305 G02 III 08/30/2018 09/28/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 6. 01004 Serious 19101200 H03 III 08/30/2018 09/28/2018 $0 $3,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103975.015Event: 03/15/2018Employee Is Caught In An Explosion At Chemical Plant And Is
At 10:00 a.m. on March 15, 2018, an employee was standing near a forklift and pushed a metal lid or ring from a small drum with his foot, creating some sparks that ignited some combustible materials and oxidizers. A fire started and the employee was caught in an explosion, suffering burns all over his body and was killed.
Keywords: spark, combustible liquid, fire, explosion, burn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1302224.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemical technicians

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