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Inspection: 315546432 - Arcet Equipment Company

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2

Nr: 315546432Report ID: 0355112Open Date: 04/19/2011

Arcet Equipment Company
Logging Road, 1 Mile East Of Hell'S Island Road
Emporia, VA 23847
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7699/Repair Shops and Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 1700 Chamberlayne Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/19/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/31/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100922228    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious VAC0120 10/13/2011 10/17/2011 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/17/2011 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200922060Event: 04/07/2011Employee Is Burned In Chipping Machine Explosion
On April 7, 2011, Employee #1 and three other employees, working for the Pine crest Timber Company, were preparing to perform welding operations on a Peterson 5000H Chipping machine using a Miller Electric manufacturing Legend AEAD 200LE welding unit. An Explosion and fire occurred in both pieces of equipment. The four employees were critically burned and hospitalized. Employee #1 died from his injury.
Keywords: explosion, burn, fire, welder, elec equipment--misc, chipper
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315546432 Occupation not reported

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