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Inspection: 1304388.015 - Vforge, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Englewood
5567 W. 6th Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80214
5567 W. 6th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214
Union Status: NonUnion
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/13/2018
Emphasis: N:Amputate, N:Svep
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001A||Serious||19100147 C04 II||09/20/2018||09/28/2018||$4,527||$9,054||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
|2.||01001B||Serious||19100147 C06 I||09/20/2018||10/10/2018||$0||$0||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
|3.||01002||Serious||19100212 A01||09/20/2018||09/28/2018||$4,527||$9,054||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
|4.||02001A||Willful||19100147 C07 I||09/20/2018||09/28/2018||$51,735||$103,469||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
|5.||02001B||Serious||19100147 D01||09/20/2018||09/28/2018||$0||$0||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
|6.||02002A||Serious||19100218 F02 I||09/20/2018||09/28/2018||$51,735||$103,469||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
|7.||02002B||Serious||19100147 D03||09/20/2018||09/28/2018||$0||$0||$0||10/11/2018||F - Formal Settlement|
At 1:25 p.m. on March 23, 2018, an employee and coworker were completing a die c hange on an IDRA SSM printing press without following a LOTO procedure. The emp loyee's head and neck were between or near the platens when the horizontal forge activated and he was crushed during either the extend or retract stroke of the 400 ton press, killing him.
Keywords:caught by, crushed, head, lockout/tagout, neck, printing press
|1||1304388.015||Fatality||Forging machine operators|