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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119789105 - Carlton Forge Works

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 119789105Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 11/02/2004

Carlton Forge Works
7743 E.Adams St.
Paramount, CA 90723
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3511/Steam, Gas, and Hydraulic Turbines, and Turbine Generator Set Units
NAICS: 333611/Turbine and Turbine Generator Set Units Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/20/2005
Close Case:12/28/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362595670    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 01/24/2005 02/03/2005 $750 $18,000 $0 08/17/2005 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201799053Event: 10/28/2004Employee Punctured In Neck By Discharged Metal
At approximately 5:55 a.m., on October 28, 2004, Employee #1, a blacksmith working at Canton Forge Works, located at 7743 E. Adams St., Paramount, CA, took a workpiece in the shape of a ring (Rene 41, 12 in. OD, 3.5 feet ID, 2.7 in.L) to the drop hammer (Chambersburg, BS0, 5000 Lbs., 1237-9) and proceeded with an edging procedure to get rid of a deformity. Using a pair of tongs, Employee #1 started turning the ring while the hammer driver commenced to strike it. The ring tilted as the hammer came down, and the pair of tongs rebounded, striking Employee #1 in the chest. A small piece of metal broke off of the ring and lodged in his neck. Employee #1 was transported to Long Beach Memorial Hospital, where he underwent surgery to remove the small piece of metal from his neck. He was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: chest, furnace, iron worker, ring, drop hammer, iron, neck, tongs, foundry, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119789105 Hospitalized injury Puncture Supervisors, production occupations

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