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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1310944.015 - Ametek Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre


Inspection Nr: 1310944.015
Report ID: 0317700
Open Date: 04/24/2018

Site Address:
Ametek Inc.
42 Mountain Ave.
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

Mailing Address:
42 Mountain Ave., Nesquehoning, PA 18240

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 325991/Custom Compounding of Purchased Resins

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/12/2018

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:10/18/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1330342 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,543 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,543
Current Penalty $3,325 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,325
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 Serious 5A0001 07/17/2018 08/31/2018 $3,325 $5,543 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 104960.015
Event: 04/20/2018
Employee Is Struck By Falling Cylinder And Suffers Multiple

At 9:45 a.m. on April 20, 2018, an employee was operating Flexsil Press Number 3 and the pneumatic cylinder unscrewed from the upper platen. The employee fract ured several fingers and suffered burns when the cylinder fell onto his hand. T he employee was hospitalized.

Keywords:burn, falling object, finger, fracture, hand, press, press cylinder

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1310944.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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