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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301531653 - Erie Materials Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo

Nr: 301531653Report ID: 0524700Open Date: 03/10/1998

Erie Materials Inc.
4507 Tiffin Ave.
Sandusky, OH 44870
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1422/Crushed and Broken Limestone

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/25/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/04/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102102514    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 12 1 13
Current Violations 11 1 12
Initial Penalty $52,800 $0 $0 $800 $0 $53,600
Current Penalty $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100027 D02 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 F04 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100134 B01 08/25/1998 09/30/1998 $800 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 19100134 B06 08/25/1998 09/30/1998 $0 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100134 B10 08/25/1998 09/30/1998 $900 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19100146 C01 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100146 C02 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 01008 Serious 19100146 C04 08/25/1998 09/30/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01009 Serious 19100146 E01 08/25/1998 09/30/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01010 Serious 19100146 G01 08/25/1998 09/30/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 01011 Serious 19100146 K03 I 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $2,800 $5,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  12. 01012 Serious 19100146 K03 II 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $900 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 13. 02001 Other 19040008 08/25/1998 08/31/1998 $0 $800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202085585Event: 03/09/1998Two Employees Asphyxiated In Silo When Unplugging Dry Cement
On March 9, 1998, Employees #1 and #2 entered a silo to unplug dry cement from the loading chute. Employees #1 and #2 did not wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and were engulfed by the cement dust. Employees #1 and #2 were found dead from asphyxia in the silo.
Keywords: asphyxiated, cement powder, ppe, construction, silo
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301531653 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 301531653 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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