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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 988192.015 - Commercial Metals Company

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

Nr: 988192.015Report ID: 0625400Open Date: 08/04/2014

Commercial Metals Company
1 Steel Mill Dr.Null
Seguin, TX 78155
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 331110 
Mailing: 1 Steel Mill Dr.Null, Seguin, TX 78155

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/06/2014
Emphasis: N:Pmetals, L:Fabmetsh, L:Gifall, L:NoiseClose Case:08/31/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral901343 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/07/2015 02/25/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C01 01/07/2015 03/31/2015 $3,000 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 01/07/2015 01/13/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 65910.015Event: 08/06/2014One Employee Killed And One Burnt When Splashed By Molten Me
At about 2:00 p.m. on August 6, 2014, Employee #1, a back man, and Employee #2, a crane operator, were moving a ladle full of molten metal weighing 120 tons. Th e right side J-hook did not come off of the ladle, which pulled it off of the pl atform, causing it to fall approximately 40 feet to the ground. The molten metal splashed onto Employee #1 and Employee #2, burning both of them. They were bot h hospitalized and Employee #1 died due to 67 percent of his body being burned.
Keywords: burn, crane, molten metal, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 988192.015 Fatality Crane and tower operators

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