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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307001594 - Krehling Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Tampa

Nr: 307001594Report ID: 0420600Open Date: 10/01/2003

Krehling Industries, Inc.
2225 Rockfill Road
Ft Myers, FL 33916
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3273/Ready-Mixed Concrete
NAICS: 327320/Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
Mailing: 1425 E. Wiggins Pass Road, Naples, FL 34110

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/25/2004
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/14/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102367141    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,750
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 19100120 Q01 03/25/2004 03/30/2004 $4,500 $4,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100151 C 03/25/2004 03/30/2004 $1,125 $1,125 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19101200 H 03/25/2004 04/27/2004 $1,125 $1,125 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19100157 G02 03/25/2004 05/27/2004 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202344347Event: 09/30/2003Chemical Release Hospitalizes Four Employees
At approximately 5:30 a.m. on September 30, 2003, a tanker truck driver mistakenly pumped approximately 10 gallons of phosphoric acid into a 1500-gallon capacity tank containing 400 gallons to 500 gallons of calcium nitrite at the plant's Slump Rack area. Within minutes, a violent exothermic reaction occurred which blew the top off of the tank releasing a large brown vapor cloud. Four employees were exposed and suffered respiratory difficulties and minor burns. All four employees were hospitalized.
Keywords: delivery work, respiratory, tank truck, chemical reaction, chemical burn, chemical vapor, chemical, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307001594 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 307001594 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 307001594 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 307001594 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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