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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 994254.015 - United Recycling Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 994254.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 09/05/2014

United Recycling Inc.
1034 Citizens Parkway
Morrow, GA 30260
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 1034 Citizens Parkway, Morrow, GA 30260

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/05/2014
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:08/03/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident908250    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 2 5
Current Violations 2 1 2 5
Initial Penalty $6,100 $0 $2,400 $2,000 $0 $10,500
Current Penalty $5,700 $0 $1,400 $1,300 $0 $8,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100252 A03 I 02/26/2015 03/24/2015 $4,900 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19101200 E01 02/26/2015 03/24/2015 $800 $1,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Repeat 19100178 L01 I 02/26/2015 03/24/2015 $1,400 $2,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 03001 Other 19040039 A 02/26/2015 $1,300 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 03002 Other 19100134 C01 02/26/2015 03/24/2015 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 67809.015Event: 08/26/2014Employee Using Torch Is Burned And Dies
At about 11:30 a.m. on August 26, 2014, Employee #1 was using an oxygen and propane cutting torch to cut a cylinder. He was last heard screaming for help and co-workers found him sitting on the ground severely burned and without a shirt. His torching vest, gloves, and goggles were neatly folded and sitting on the torching cart that he was using. Employee #1 received severe burns to the chest and abdomen and died.
Keywords: ppe, protective clothing, burn, chest, explosion, heat, clothing, combustible liquid, torch
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 994254.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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