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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1324171.015 - H.B. Fuller Company

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1324171.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 06/19/2018

H.B. Fuller Company
9405 & 9411 Corsair Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 325520/Adhesive Manufacturing
Mailing: 9411 Corsair Road, Frankfort, IL 60423

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/19/2018
Close Case:02/11/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1348095   Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

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 $18,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 10/02/2018 10/09/2018 $9,050 $12,934 $0 10/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19101200 H03 III 10/02/2018 $9,050 $12,934 $0 10/26/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 106655.015Event: 06/13/2018Employee Is Sprayed With Adhesive Glue Product And Suffers S
At 11:45 a.m. on June 13, 2018, an employee was unloading adhesive product (GG Gel HV which contains ethyl 2-cyanoacrylate) from an elevated tank and he opened a ball valve to begin transferring a liquid adhesive product from a tank which was elevated. The employee was sprayed with the adhesive product when the spout attachment was dislodged and received second degree burns as the product began to set while he was removing his clothing. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: chemical burn, foot, glue, chemical reaction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1324171.015 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation Not Listed

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