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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300791746 - Ferro Electronic Materials

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 300791746Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 10/04/2002

Ferro Electronic Materials
1395 Aspen Way
Vista, CA 92083
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3469/Metal Stampings, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 332116/Metal Stamping

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/26/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/13/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $1,875 $0 $19,875
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $450 $0 $18,450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 03/14/2003 04/16/2003 $300 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 03/14/2003 04/16/2003 $0 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 5144 G 03/14/2003 04/16/2003 $150 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Serious 5549 A 03/14/2003 04/16/2003 $18,000 $18,000 $0 04/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201065687Event: 09/16/2002Employee'S Face And Arms Are Burned In Flash Fire
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on September 16, 2002, Employee #1, with Ferro Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty parts and materials for the electronics industry, was operating a ball mill. He was transferring flammable liquids from one container to another when a flash fire erupted. Employee #1 was hospitalized with first- and second-degree burns to his face and arms. The containers he was using did not have the proper bonding straps and he was not wearing the required personal protective equipment.
Keywords: burn, protective clothing, flammable liquid, ppe, work rules, fire, bonding, chemical reaction, arm, face
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300791746 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemical technicians

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