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Inspection: 18425934 - Hoover Universal Ball & Roller Bearing Division

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 6

Nr: 18425934Report ID: 0454716Open Date: 02/13/1986

Hoover Universal Ball & Roller Bearing Division
Hwy 23
Erwin, TN 37650
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3562/Ball and Roller Bearings
Mailing: P.O. Box 500, Erwin, TN 37650

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/18/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/25/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360599724    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 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 Other 19100106 E06 I 03/04/1986 03/07/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19100132 A 03/04/1986 03/27/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 19100151 C 03/04/1986 03/27/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 19100157 D01 03/04/1986 03/07/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14214670Event: 02/10/1986Nitric Acid And Alcohol In Container Erupted; Worker Burned
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS MIXING A SOLUTION OF 95% ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL AND 5% NITRIC ACID. THE CONTAINER SUDDENLY ERUPTED, CAUSING THE SOLUTION TO SPLASH INTO THE EMPLOYEE'S EYES, FACE AND OTHER BODY PARTS. HE RECEIVED ACID BURNS WHERE THE SOLUTION TOUCHED HIS SKIN.
Keywords: eye, alcohol, chemical reaction, chemical burn, nitric acid, face, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18425934 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Production inspectors, checkers and examiners

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