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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,030 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,030
Current Penalty $5,030 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,030
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203 A07 C 12/21/1998 12/31/1998 $1,030 $1,030 $0 01/04/1999 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 02001 Serious 3314 A 12/21/1998 12/31/1998 $4,000 $4,000 $0 01/04/1999 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201081247 Event: 07/01/1998Employee Crushed In Baler
On July 1, 1998, Employee #1 was operating a Logeman Model 345A-AT baler at the Tehachapi Recycling facility located in Tehachapi. He was between the frame of the baler in back of the ram and was preparing to weld a rod to the ram which had broken. He did not de-energize the equipment, and while he was behind the ram, he accidentally struck the control switch causing the baler to cycle. Employee #1 was crushed between the table, which was attached to the ram, and the housing for the piston to which the ram is attached and was killed.
Keywords: welder, caught by, welding, lockout, caught between, crushed, baler, ram
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112017918 Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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