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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1713148 - Fort Orange Paper Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Albany

 

Inspection Nr: 1713148
Report ID: 0213100
Open Date: 05/16/1984

Site Address:
Fort Orange Paper Co Inc
1900 River Road
Castleton, NY 12033

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union

SIC:2657

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/17/1984

Emphasis:

Close Case:07/10/1984


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360570121
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $630 $0 $0 $0 $0 $630
Current Penalty $630 $0 $0 $0 $0 $630
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 06/05/1984 06/08/1984 $630 $630 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14482996
Event: 05/14/1984
Employee Killed When Crushed Between Forklift Parts

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on May 14, 1984, Employee #1 was replacing a hydraulic seal on the main vertical hydraulic cylinder of a Caterpillar electric forklift truck. He was standing on the dashboard replacing a pin that connects the top of the cylinder to the top of the mast when his foot or leg apparently struck a control lever. This caused the mast to move toward the front of the overhead protection canopy, crushing and killing Employee #1 between the two. Turning the key switch off or disengaging the battery connector could have prevented this accident.

Keywords:repair, work rules, control lever, caught between, crushed, industrial truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1713148 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
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