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Inspection: 126132810 - California Steel & Tube

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office


Inspection Nr: 126132810
Report ID: 0950644
Open Date: 07/16/1998

Site Address:
California Steel & Tube
16049 Stephens Street
Industry, CA 91745

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/09/1998

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:01/19/1999

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362622649
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $450 $0 $450
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $450 $0 $450
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 10/07/1998 11/09/1998 $450 $450 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201791514
Event: 06/23/1998
Employee'S Hand Crushed Between Hoist Chain And Hook

Employee #1 was attempting to re-set a cart that had derailed in the steel tube manufacturing plant. The cart was used to move steel coils. Employee #1 attached a steel chain through openings at the top and side of the machine then hooked the chain with a hook from the overhead bridge crane. Employee #1 caught his right hand between the chain and hook as he attempted to manipulate the pendant controls with his left hand to take up the slack in the line. Employee #1 sustained a crushing injury to his hand, and a laceration and fracture to his ring and middle finger.

Keywords:chain, fracture, crane hook, control lever, crushed, laceration, overhead crane, hand, cart, inattention

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126132810 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified
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