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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1342016.015 - Vista Metals Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino


Inspection Nr: 1342016.015
Report ID: 0950633
Open Date: 08/27/2018

Site Address:
Vista Metals Corp
13425 Whittram Ave
Fontana, CA 92335

Mailing Address:
13425 Whittram Ave, Fontana, CA 92335

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 331314/Secondary Smelting and Alloying of Aluminum

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/23/2019


Close Case:01/30/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1371501
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $41,625 $0 $0 $1,275 $0 $42,900
Current Penalty $21,825 $0 $0 $210 $0 $22,035
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(A)(4) 12/31/2018 01/18/2019 $210 $1,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 3480(A) 12/31/2018 01/14/2019 $3,825 $19,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 03001 Serious 3270(C) 12/31/2018 01/14/2019 $18,000 $22,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 108623.015
Event: 08/14/2018
Employee Burns Foot And Leg In Fall Into Molten Metal At Pro

At 2:24 a.m. on August 14, 2018, four employees were working casting with alumin um alloys of various products when Employee #1 jumped over the canal of Pit #4 t o grab a hand hammer. He then tried to jump back when his right foot slipped an d fell into the trough that contained heated aluminum, seriously burning his foo t and lower leg. The employed was taken by Paramedics to Arrowhead Regional Med ical Center, where he was admitted.

Keywords:burn, fall, foot, leg, molten metal, slip

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1342016.015 Hospitalized injury Furnace, kiln and oven operators
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