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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1288986.015 - Danfoss Power Solutions

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1288986.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 01/19/2018

Danfoss Power Solutions
2800 E 13th St
Ames, IA 50010
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 333996/Fluid Power Pump and Motor Manufacturing
Mailing: 2800 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/06/2018
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputateClose Case:04/04/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $11,224 $0 $0 $900 $0 $12,124
Current Penalty $11,224 $0 $0 $900 $0 $12,124
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A02 03/15/2018 $11,224 $11,224 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Other 19040029 B01 03/15/2018 $900 $900 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102392.015Event: 01/18/2018Employee Is Struck By An Overhead Test Stand Guard And Is Ki
At 3:50 p.m. on January 18, 2018, an employee was operating a Ren motor test stand for a hydraulic motor. The support pins for a pivoting overhead guard or hood on the unit failed and the guard dropped, striking the employee in the head. The employee suffered crushing injuries to the his head, killing him.
Keywords: struck by, head, crushed, equipment failure, equipment operator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1288986.015 Fatality Concussion Machine operators, not specified

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