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Inspection: 1312671.015 - Globe Metallurgical, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Mobile

Nr: 1312671.015Report ID: 0418600Open Date: 04/27/2018

Globe Metallurgical, Inc.
2401 Old Montgomery Hwy.
Selma, AL 36703
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 331419/Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)
Mailing: 2401 Old Montgomery Hwy., Selma, AL 36703

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/22/2018
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1331306 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $25,868 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,868
Current Penalty $25,868 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,868
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100022 D01 10/23/2018 11/09/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 11/16/2018 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19100132 A 10/23/2018 11/09/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 11/16/2018 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19100132 D01 10/23/2018 11/09/2018 $0 $0 $0 11/16/2018 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 105143.015Event: 05/06/2018Employee Is Killed In Explosion Caused By Molten Silicon
At 11:15 p.m. on May 6, 2018, Employee #1 was using a powered industrial truck to pull a crucible of molten silicon to a cooling/treating area. When the trailer hit rough ground, the molten silicon spilled overtop of the crucible, causing it to slosh forward and spill onto the ground. As the molten silicon came in contact with water on the ground, an explosion occurred. Employee #1 suffered burns to his hand, face, neck and legs, and was killed.
Keywords: spill, burn, face, hand, powered industrial vehicle, neck, leg, fire, explosion, trailer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1312671.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat)

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