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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 662958.015 - Shenango Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh

Nr: 662958.015Report ID: 0317500Open Date: 10/01/2012

Shenango Incorporated
200-D Neville Island Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15225
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 324199/All Other Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Mailing: 200-D Neville Island Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15225

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:10/20/2012
Close Case:05/31/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100134 D01 III 03/29/2013 05/15/2013 $0 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19101000 B02 03/29/2013 06/01/2013 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19101000 E 03/29/2013 06/01/2013 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 30435.015Event: 09/30/2012Employee Suffers Asphyxiation By Hydrogen Sulfide
At 6:00 a.m. on September 30, 2012, an employee was working in a processing plant. Near the end of his shift, the employee was found unresponsive in the Desulfurization Area of the plant, lying near an open drain valve used to drain condensate from the sour gas line. As a result of the valve being left in the open position, the incident investigation surmised that the employee was in the process of manually draining the gas line when he became overcome by hydrogen sulfide (H2S). The employee was asphyxiated as a result.
Keywords: asphyxiated, chemical, inhalation, hydrogen sulfide
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 662958.015 Fatality Asphyxia Chemical technicians

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