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Inspection: 2439511 - Trumball, A Division Of Owens-Corning Fiberglas

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 2439511Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 09/22/1987

Trumball, A Division Of Owens-Corning Fiberglas
3400 Ne 4th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2952/Asphalt Felts and Coatings

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/25/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/14/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral900543034 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 6 8
Current Violations 2 6 8
Initial Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/10/1988 03/07/1988 $0 $800 $0 02/29/1988 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100157 G02 02/10/1988 02/29/1988 $800 $800 $0 02/29/1988 -
  3. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 02/10/1988 02/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/29/1988 -
  4. 02002 Other 19040002 B02 02/10/1988 02/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/29/1988 -
  5. 02003 Other 19040007 A 02/10/1988 02/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/29/1988 -
  6. 02004 Other 19100157 C04 02/10/1988 02/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/29/1988 -
  7. 02005 Other 19100157 E03 02/10/1988 02/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/29/1988 -
  8. 02006 Other 19100157 F16 02/10/1988 02/17/1988 $0 $0 $0 02/29/1988 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14495428Event: 09/21/1987Three Employees Burned In Explosion At Asphalt Plant
ON SEPTEMBER 21, 1987, THREE EMPLOYEES WERE FIGHTING A FIRE IN THE PREHEATER BOX AT AN ASPHALT MANUFACTURING PLANT. THEY WERE NOT ABLE TO EXTINGUISH THE FIRE WITH HAND HELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS AND HAD BACKED AWAY FROM THE FIRE AREA ABOUT 58 FEET TO THE WEST. THEY HAD BEEN STANDING IN THAT AREA FOR ABOUT 5 MINUTES WHEN THEY HEARD A HISSING NOISE AND REALIZED SOMETHING WAS GOING TO EXPLODE. THEY TURNED AND WERE RUNNING AWAY WHEN HE ASPHALT PUMP EXPLODED. A FIRE PLUME ENGULFED THE THREE EMPLOYEES FROM THE REAR. THEY SUSTAINED SECOND AND THIRD DEGREE BURNS ON THEIR BACKS AND THE BACK SIDE OF THEIR LEGS, ARMS AND HEAD (OVER 50% OF THEIR BODIES).
Keywords: burn, head, fire extinguisher, fire, back, explosion, arm, asphalt, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2439511 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 2439511 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 2439511 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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