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Inspection: 1464356.015 - Kenan Advantage Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland

Nr: 1464356.015Report ID: 0522300Open Date: 02/20/2020

Kenan Advantage Group, Inc.
8101 Union Ave
Cleveland, OH 44105
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484110/ General Freight Trucking, Local
Mailing: 4366 Mt. Pleasant St. Nw, North Canton, OH 44720

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/11/2020
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $53,976 $0 $0 $0 $0 $53,976
Current Penalty $53,976 $0 $0 $0 $0 $53,976
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 D01 I 08/17/2020 10/02/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 09/08/2020 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100146 C08 IV 08/17/2020 10/02/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 09/08/2020 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100146 D01 08/17/2020 10/02/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 09/08/2020 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19101200 E02 II 08/17/2020 10/02/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 09/08/2020 -
  5. 02001 Other 19100134 D01 III 08/17/2020 10/02/2020 $0 $0 $0 09/08/2020 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 124207.015Event: 02/20/2020Two Employees Are Killed By Asphyxiation In Tank Confined Sp
At 12:30 p.m. on February 20, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a structural steel fabricator and erector company, was entering a tank to clean it. The tank had a combination of Ecocure II and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) residues and had been purged with nitrogen. Employee #1 entered the permit required confined space that contained the residual chemicals and nitrogen to perform the cleaning operations. She was overcome by the oxygen deficient atmosphere. Employee #2, employed by a chemical distribution company, entered the tank to make a rescue attempt for Employee #1. He was also overcome from the oxygen deficient atmosphere. Both employees were killed by asphyxiation.
Keywords: oxygen deficiency, purging, confined space, mek, nitrogen, cleaning, asphyxiated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1464356.015 Fatality Asphyxia Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners
2 1464356.015 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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