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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303159578 - Southwire Company

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 303159578Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 03/02/2000

Southwire Company
1987 Sr 271 North
Hawesville, KY 42348
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3354/Aluminum Extruded Products
Mailing: P O Box 336, Hawesville, KY 42348

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/16/2000
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/25/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101864692    
 Complaint201850633 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Current Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 338003101 A 06/01/2000 06/20/2000 $2,250 $4,000 $0 L - State Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100038 A05 III 06/01/2000 06/20/2000 $2,250 $4,000 $0 L - State Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 06/01/2000 06/20/2000 $2,250 $4,000 $0 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201851979Event: 02/25/2000Employee Is Burned Fighting Fire
Employee #1 was burned when fighting an aluminum fire. A hydraulic hose ruptured and the fluid ignited and sprayed Employee #1. Employee #1 sustained burns and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, heat, fire, hose, rupture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303159578 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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