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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $300 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $300 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A04 12/17/2003 01/02/2004 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3328 E 12/17/2003 01/02/2004 $2,700 $2,700 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202317525 Event: 08/16/2003Employee Burned With Premature Discharge Of Compressed Gas
On August 16, 2003, a Production Supervisor of Cernex was attempting to unplug a K-3 Preheated Tower, Cardox. The Cardox tube prematurely discharged compressed gas, burning the Production Supervisor on the chest and neck. He was hospitalized and treated for chemical burns.
Keywords: burn, chest, compressed gas, chemical burn, neck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303583694 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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