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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302715859 - Dap Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Marlton

Nr: 302715859Report ID: 0213900Open Date: 07/18/2000

Dap Inc.
2000 Nolte Drive
Paulsboro, NJ 08066
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2891/Adhesives and Sealants

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/03/2000
Close Case:04/17/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint203013560 Yes Yes

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $7,500 $55,000 $0 $0 $0 $62,500
Current Penalty $15,000 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $17,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100023 A08 12/18/2000 12/21/2000 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 12/18/2000 12/21/2000 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100133 A01 12/18/2000 12/21/2000 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -
  4. 02001 Serious 5A0001 12/18/2000 01/23/2001 $10,000 $55,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201771128Event: 06/27/2000Employee Suffered Chemical Burns
Employee #1 sustained severe burns to his skin, upper torso, and respiratory track when the chemical splashed on him while he was inserting a diaphragm-type pump into a 55-gallon drum of Ammonium Hydroxide. The container had been improperly stored outdoors in direct sunlight and in temperatures in excess of 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The storage conditions were neither in accordance with manufacturer's instructions nor with information on the Material Safety Data Sheet. Employee #1 required an emergency tracheotomy and was hospitalized.
Keywords: torso, respiratory tract, chemical burn, skin, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302715859 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Laborers, except construction

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