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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307602920 - Salvadore Pizzalato, Jr, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 307602920Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 05/17/2005

Salvadore Pizzalato, Jr, Inc.
3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7631/Watch, Clock, and Jewelry Repair
NAICS: 448310/Jewelry Stores
Mailing: 815 Weyer St., Gretna, LA 70053

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/17/2005
Close Case:12/13/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100555937    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $7,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,200
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 E02 IVC 10/06/2005 10/13/2005 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100106 E06 I 10/06/2005 10/13/2005 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 10/06/2005 10/13/2005 $300 $600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100151 C 10/06/2005 10/19/2005 $300 $600 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19101200 E01 10/06/2005 11/02/2005 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19101200 G01 10/06/2005 10/13/2005 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200553923Event: 05/05/2005Employee Dies In Alcohol Fire
At 3:00 p.m. on May 5, 2005, Employee #1 was cleaning/repairing jewelry using denatured alcohol. There were jewelers' torches in the area, one having the valves in the open positions. The denatured alcohol ignited, causing the one-gallon container to erupt in an explosive manner, resulting in Employee #1 being set on fire. He was taken to the hospital, where he died nine days later. .
Keywords: alcohol, cleaning, fire, explosion, chemical burn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307602920 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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