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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112155973 - Thermo King

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 112155973Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 01/16/1992

Thermo King
6118 Alcoa Ave
Vernon, CA 90058
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1711/Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/10/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/10/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170156236Event: 12/11/1991Employee Cut By Skilsaw Blade
Employee #1, of Thermo King of Southern California, was using a Skilsaw, a circular power saw, to make wooden gates for truck trailers. According to Employee #1, the floating guard on the new Skilsaw failed to snap back into place after a cut, and the blade caught his pants and backed up over his right thigh. Employee #1 suffered a deep laceration for which he was treated and released.
Keywords: clothing, guard, caught by, construction, thigh, circular saw, equipment failure, saw, laceration, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112155973 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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