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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119889723 - Adams Rite Aerospace

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 119889723Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 10/20/2000

Adams Rite Aerospace
4141 N Palm St
Fullerton, CA 92835
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3999/Manufacturing Industries, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/25/2000
Close Case:01/31/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $20,700 $0 $0 $300 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $20,700 $0 $0 $300 $0 $21,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 12/01/2000 12/06/2000 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3303 12/01/2000 12/06/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -
  3. 03001 Serious 3305 H 12/01/2000 12/06/2000 $2,700 $2,700 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171011307Event: 06/14/2000Employee'S Arm Fractured When Struck By Flying Door
Employee #1 was pressure-testing a water heater within a protective enclosure. The water heater exploded at 150 psi and the doors of the enclosure flew open, striking him on the arm. Employee #1 sustained a severe fracture, which required extensive surgery. The protective enclosure was not adequate for this testing procedure.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, explosion, high pressure, restraining device, struck by, arm, flying object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119889723 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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