Inspection: 126189000 - Kwh Pipe California Corp.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys
Kwh Pipe California Corp.
742 Industrial Way
Shafter, CA 93263
, , 00000
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 326122/Plastics Pipe and Pipe Fitting Manufacturing
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 12/02/2002
Case Closed: 08/11/2004
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||3328 G||12/16/2002||12/19/2002||$12,600||$18,000||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on September 22, 2002, Employee #1 of KWH Pipe California Corporation was operating a chain saw at the company production area cutting a large diameter pipe. During the cutting process the chain saw kicked back and struck the employee in the face. The employee was wearing a face shield and hard hat which were knocked off. Employee #1 sustained serious laceration above the right eye and nose. He was transported by emergency personnel to Mercy Hospital, Bakersfield where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords:kick back, chain saw, forehead, laceration, pipe, face
|1||126189000||Hospitalized injury||Cut/Laceration||Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.|