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Inspection: 308288182 - Acetylene Service Company

Inspection Information - Office: Avenel

Nr: 308288182Report ID: 0213400Open Date: 01/25/2005

Acetylene Service Company
1050 State St., Building 46
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2813/Industrial Gases
NAICS: 325120/Industrial Gas Manufacturing
Mailing: 475 Us Route 9 South, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/22/2005
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/01/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101311207    
 Referral201319266 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 10 10
Current Violations 10 10
Initial Penalty $25,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,200
Current Penalty $21,420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,420
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 D01 IV 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $1,020 $1,200 $0 08/12/2005 R - Review Commission
  2. 01002 Serious 19100025 D02 III 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $1,785 $2,100 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Serious 19100036 D02 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $2,550 $3,000 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 01004 Serious 19100102 C 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $3,570 $4,200 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  5. 01005 Serious 19100106 B02 VIIA 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $2,550 $3,000 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  6. 01006 Serious 19100106 E02 II 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $1,275 $1,500 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  7. 01007 Serious 19100110 B06 VII 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $2,550 $3,000 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  8. 01008 Serious 19100110 C05 VIII 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $2,550 $3,000 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  9. 01009 Serious 19100157 E03 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $2,550 $3,000 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision
  10. 01010 Serious 19100303 F 07/22/2005 09/08/2005 $1,020 $1,200 $0 08/12/2005 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201311420Event: 01/25/2005Employee Is Killed In Explosion
On January 25, 2005, Employee #1, a worker at an acetylene manufacturing plant, was located in the facilities pump room. He was assisting in the acetylene generation process. There was a backflow of acetylene gas in the water supply line, causing the pump-room shed to explode. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: acetylene, gas, explosion, high pressure, struck by, water pipe, mech malfunction, pumping station
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308288182 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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