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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 15297500 - City Of Greensboro, White Street Landfill

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 15297500Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 09/24/1987

City Of Greensboro, White Street Landfill
2503 White Street
Greensboro, NC 27405
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 9511/Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/09/1987
Close Case:09/25/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360261556    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
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 19100132 A 11/20/1987 11/27/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19100134 A02 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19100134 B05 11/20/1987 11/27/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01002C Serious 19100134 B06 11/20/1987 11/27/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01002D Serious 19100134 B09 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01002E Serious 19100134 B10 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01002F Serious 19100134 E03 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 01002G Serious 19100134 E04 11/20/1987 11/27/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 01002H Serious 19100134 E05 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 01002I Serious 19100134 F02 II 11/20/1987 11/27/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  11. 02001 Other 7B0302 A 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  12. 02002 Other 7B0302 B02 11/20/1987 12/23/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 760371Event: 09/23/19874 Employees Overcome When They Inhaled Chlorine Gas
AT APPROXIMATELY 7:45 PM ON SEPTEMBER 23, 1987, THREE EMPLOYEES OF THE NORTH BUFFALO POLLUTION CONTROL FACILITY AT 2000 WHITE STREET IN GREENSBORO WERE OVERCOME WHEN THEY WERE EXPOSED TO CHLORINE GAS LEAKING FROM A ONE TON CYLINDER. THE PLANT IS A WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY OPERATED BY THE CITY OF GREENSBORO. THE THREE EMPLOYEES WERE TREATED AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL AND RELEASED. ONE FIRE FIGHTER FROM THE GREENSBORO FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS ALSO EXPOSED. HE WAS ALSO TREATED AND RELEASED FROM THE LOCAL HOSPITAL.
Keywords: firefighter, respiratory, inhalation, waste proc fac, chlorine, toxic fumes, gas leak, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15297500 Non Hospitalized injury Other Water and sewage treatment plant operators
2 15297500 Non Hospitalized injury Other Water and sewage treatment plant operators
3 15297500 Non Hospitalized injury Other Water and sewage treatment plant operators

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