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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314973991 - Trailblazer Fruit Products Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Or Portland

Nr: 314973991Report ID: 1054111Open Date: 01/20/2011

Trailblazer Fruit Products Inc
17900 Ne San Rafael St
Portland, OR 97230
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2033/Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies
NAICS: 311421/Fruit and Vegetable Canning

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/08/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/28/2011

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
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 04/22/2011 05/02/2011 $500 $500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201639887Event: 01/13/2011Employee Is Burned While Cleaning Seperation Tank
On January 13, 2011, Employee #1 was cleaning a separation tank and its lines. The system contained hot water that was approximately 200 degrees Fahrenheit. As he was cleaning one of the lines, air pressure built up. This caused the air to be released from the separation tank, forcing the water within the tank out. The hot water blew out from the covered separation tank and contacted Employee #1. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby medical facility, where he was hospitalized and treated for severe burns.
Keywords: burn, air pressure, cleaning, pressure piping, tank, pressure release, hot water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314973991 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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