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Inspection: 1331518.015 - Letterkenny Army Depot

Inspection Information - Office: Harrisburg

Nr: 1331518.015Report ID: 0316700Open Date: 07/19/2018

Letterkenny Army Depot
Attn: Safety Deparment1 Overcash Avenue Building 14
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 921190/Other General Government Support
Mailing: Attn: Safety Department1 Overcash Avenue Building 14, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/14/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 E02 II B 2 01/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2019 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100106 E02 IV A 01/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2019 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100106 E06 I 01/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2019 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19100106 E06 II 01/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2019 -
  5. 01005 Serious 19600059 A 01/15/2019 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2019 -
  6. 02001 Other 19600029 D 01/15/2019 02/19/2019 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2019 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 107497.015Event: 07/19/2018Five Employees Hospitalized, Two Killed, When Empty Drum Of
At 7:15 a.m. on July 19, 2018, three employees were replacing an empty 55 gallon drum of paint reducer with a full drum of paint reducer. As the pump equipment was being transferred from the old empty barrel to the new full barrel, an unknown ignition source started a fire with the flammable vapors from one of the drums. After the initial flash fire, an explosion occurred. Five employees were hospitalized, three employees in the area were severely burned. Two employees died.
Keywords: paint solvent, explosion, drum, flammable vapors, burn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331518.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Painting and paint spraying machine operators
2 1331518.015 Fatality Burn(Chemical)

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