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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1339367.015 - Dixon Investments, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 1339367.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 08/09/2018

Dixon Investments, Inc.
2523 S. Mcdonough Rd.
Orchard Hill, GA 30266
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 325998/All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 510, Orchard Hill, GA 30266

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/04/2019
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:08/09/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1388046    
 Referral1368423 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 1 6
Current Violations 2 3 1 6
Initial Penalty $23,470 $0 $29,463 $0 $0 $52,933
Current Penalty $23,470 $0 $29,463 $0 $0 $52,933
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 IV D 02/06/2019 03/05/2019 $10,210 $10,210 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 C02 III 02/06/2019 03/05/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02001A Repeat 19100134 E01 02/06/2019 03/05/2019 $291 $291 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 02001B Repeat 19100134 F02 02/06/2019 03/05/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 02002 Repeat 19100138 A 02/06/2019 03/05/2019 $8,752 $8,752 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 02003 Repeat 19101200 H01 02/06/2019 $20,420 $20,420 $0 Z - Issued
  7. 03001 Other 19100157 C01 02/06/2019 03/05/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 108603.015Event: 08/07/2018Two Employees Are Burned From Flash Fire, One Is Killed
At 4:30 p.m. on August 7, 2018, Employee #1 was scooping up the waste from the tank that was on the floor and placing it into the trash can. Employee #2 was driving the forklift to bring in more containers of chemicals. Employee #3 was walking in the warehouse area. Employee #2 was driving a forklift that was not rated to be used in an area that had Class 1, Division 1 flammable chemicals. The employee was bringing additional containers of chemicals in to the mixing room. When he parked the forklift, the vapors that were present in the drain reacted with the hot engine parts and were ignited. Employee #1 received 3rd degree burns on multiple parts of body, which later resulted in death. Employee #2 was hospitalized.
Keywords: vapor, burn, explosion, fire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1339367.015 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Managers and administrators, n.e.c
2 1339367.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction
3 1339367.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Mixing and blending machine operators

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