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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1310944.015 - Ametek Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre

Nr: 1310944.015Report ID: 0317700Open Date: 04/24/2018

Ametek Inc.
42 Mountain Ave.
Nesquehoning, PA 18240
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 325991/Custom Compounding of Purchased Resins
Mailing: 42 Mountain Ave., Nesquehoning, PA 18240

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/12/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:10/18/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1330342 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,543 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,543
Current Penalty $3,325 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,325
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/17/2018 08/31/2018 $3,325 $5,543 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104960.015Event: 04/20/2018Employee Is Struck By Falling Cylinder And Suffers Multiple
At 9:45 a.m. on April 20, 2018, an employee was operating Flexsil Press Number 3 and the pneumatic cylinder unscrewed from the upper platen. The employee fractured several fingers and suffered burns when the cylinder fell onto his hand. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: press, falling object, fracture, hand, finger, burn, press cylinder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1310944.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machine operators, not specified

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