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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1842863 - Weyerhaeuser Company

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 1842863Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 07/25/1984

Weyerhaeuser Company
100 Hawkes Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2657/Folding Paperboard Boxes, Including Sanitary

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/07/1984
Close Case:10/25/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360575765    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
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 19040008 10/22/1984 10/25/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14477517Event: 07/20/1984Formaldehyde Spill
27 EMPLOYEES OF THE WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY, A PAPERBOARD BOX MANUFACTURER IN WERTBROOK, MAINE, WERE TAKEN TO THREE LOCAL AREA HOSPITALS AFTER A SMALL QUANTITY OF FORMALDEYDE LEAKED FROM A FALLEN 55 GALLON DRUM. THE EMPLOYEES WERE PERFORMING THEIR NORMAL DUTIES AT REMOTE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE APPROXIMATELY 55,000 FT2 BUILDING. THE LOCAL RESCUE UNIT TECHNICIAN DECIDED TO TAKE THE EMPLOYEES TO HOSPITALS AFTER SEVERAL COMPLAINED OF EYE AND THROAT IRRITATION. THE EMPLOYEES WERE RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL A SHORT TIME (AVERAGING LESS THAN ONE HALF HOUR) AFTER ARRIVAL.
Keywords: eye, throat, inhalation, paperboard, spill, formaldehyde
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
9 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
10 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
11 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
12 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
13 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
14 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
15 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
16 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
17 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
18 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
19 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
20 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
21 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
22 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
23 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
24 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
25 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
26 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
27 1842863 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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