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Inspection: 308747856 - Lacamas Laboratories Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Health 1-Portland

Nr: 308747856Report ID: 1054191Open Date: 05/09/2005

Lacamas Laboratories Inc
3625 N Suttle Rd
Portland, OR 97217
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2833/Medicinal Chemicals and Botanical Products
NAICS: 325411/Medicinal and Botanical Manufacturing
Mailing: Po Box 17659, Portland, OR 97217

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:06/16/2005
Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing Close Case:02/13/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101631604    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $10,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,300
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 701076001 A 08/19/2005 06/16/2005 $2,500 $5,000 $0 08/25/2005 L - State Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 701076001 B C 08/19/2005 06/16/2005 $2,500 $5,000 $0 08/25/2005 L - State Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19101200 E01 08/19/2005 08/29/2005 $0 $300 $0 08/25/2005 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201635109Event: 05/09/2005Three Employees Receive Injuries During Chemical Explosion
On May 9, 2005, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were making hydroxybenzotriazole (HOBT). There was a runaway chemical reaction resulting in an explosion. Employee #1 sustained a concussion, Employee #2 received a laceration, and Employee #3 was burned. All three were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, laceration, chemical reaction, chemical burn, concussion, lost control
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308747856 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
2 308747856 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 308747856 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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