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Inspection: 304615362 - Pcc Structurals Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 2-Portland

Nr: 304615362Report ID: 1054112Open Date: 08/02/2001

Pcc Structurals Inc
5001 Se Johnson Cr Blvd
Milwaukie, OR 97206
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3325/Steel Foundries, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 4600 Se Harney Dr, Portland, OR 97206

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/11/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/30/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $6,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500
Current Penalty $6,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 701076001 B C 10/30/2001 11/02/2001 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 701076001 A 10/30/2001 11/02/2001 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100146 C04 10/30/2001 11/02/2001 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201632007Event: 08/02/2001One Employee Killed, Two Others Burned By Chemicals
On August 2, 2001, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were working for a foundry. Employee #1 was on top of a tank of hot caustic solution (236 degree F.) attempting to free a part that became stuck on the rim of the tank as it was being removed. Employee #1 fell into the tank. Employees #2 and #3 were working near the tank but did not witness the fall. Employees #2 and #3 helped Employee #1 out of the tank and began washing the caustic solution from him when Employee #1 died. Employees #2 and #3 also sustained chemical and thermal burns and were transported to the regional burn center for treatment of their injuries.
Keywords: burn, caustic, tank, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304615362 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
2 304615362 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 304615362 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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