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Inspection: 309442341 - Veolia Es Industrial Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo

Nr: 309442341Report ID: 0524700Open Date: 05/25/2006

Veolia Es Industrial Services, Inc.
4001 Cedar Point Road
Oregon, OH 43616
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 561790/Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
Mailing: P.O. Box 8364, Toledo, OH 43605

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/25/2006
Close Case:08/20/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection309442333    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $35,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $35,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $9,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 08/14/2006 08/17/2006 $3,500 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Serious 19100134 D01 III 08/14/2006 09/15/2006 $3,500 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 19100146 D04 I 08/14/2006 09/08/2006 $0 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 19100146 D05 I 08/14/2006 09/08/2006 $0 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 5. 01005A Serious 19100146 D09 08/14/2006 09/08/2006 $0 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 6. 01005B Serious 19100146 J04 08/14/2006 09/08/2006 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
  7. 01006A Other 19100146 F01 08/14/2006 08/24/2006 $2,500 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 8. 01006B Serious 19100146 F02 08/14/2006 08/31/2006 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 9. 01006C Serious 19100146 F05 08/14/2006 08/24/2007 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 10. 01006D Serious 19100146 F07 08/14/2006 08/24/2006 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 11. 01006E Serious 19100146 F10 08/14/2006 08/31/2006 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 12. 01006F Serious 19100146 F11 08/14/2006 08/31/2006 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 13. 01006G Serious 19100146 F13 08/14/2006 08/17/2006 $0 $0 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 14. 01007 Serious 19101200 G08 08/14/2006 08/31/2006 $5,000 $5,000 $0 09/12/2006 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202087516Event: 05/25/2006Employee Is Scalded Discharging Sludge From Truck
At approximately 9:40 a.m. on May 25, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a 3,000-gallon liquid vacuum truck, Truck Number 3017-07-0119, US DOT 383213, with a 4-in. discharge valve, a 4-in. to 3-in. reducer camlock, and 3-in. Fabchem Hose rated for 200 psi and 150 degrees F. He was working for Veolia ES Industrial Services Incorporated, at BP Products of North America facility, where other employees were cleaning residual sludge from tanks using hot water (150 to 180 degrees F) as the cutting agent. After vacuuming the water, the truck driver took the truck to a remote location to discharge the water into BP's water treatment system. Employee #1 was injured during the discharge process. A witness heard screaming then observed Employee #1 standing behind the truck in a cloud of steam. Employee #1 was not provided with, nor was he wearing clothing that would protect him from the scalding water. He was hospitalized for second and third degree burns to 38 to 45 percent of his body.
Keywords: burn, tank truck, scalp, cleaning, steam, vacuum vessel, sludge, hot water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309442341 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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