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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300756608 - Craftsman Millworks Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 300756608Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 08/27/1998

Craftsman Millworks Inc.
17600 Crusader Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2591/Drapery Hardware and Window Blinds and Shades

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/22/1999
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/02/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362030975    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 5 7
Current Violations 1 6 7
Initial Penalty $2,840 $0 $0 $1,295 $0 $4,135
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,290 $0 $1,290
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 23400022 A 01/25/1999 02/22/1999 $325 $325 $0 03/31/1999 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A04 01/22/1999 02/19/1999 $0 $160 $0 03/31/1999 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 3203 B 01/25/1999 02/22/1999 $0 $325 $0 03/31/1999 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 01004 Other 3278 E05 01/25/1999 01/28/1999 $325 $325 $0 03/31/1999 J - ALJ Decision
  5. 01005 Other 3314 F 01/25/1999 02/22/1999 $160 $160 $0 03/31/1999 J - ALJ Decision
  6. 02001 Other 3270 B 01/25/1999 01/28/1999 $480 $1,215 $0 03/31/1999 J - ALJ Decision
  7. 03001 Serious 3314 A 01/25/1999 02/08/1999 $0 $1,625 $0 03/31/1999 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201031796Event: 08/10/1998Employee Injured In Explosion Of Baghouse Dust Collector
At approximately 9:40 p.m. on August 10, 1998, Employee #1, a supervisor and operator in the sanding department, observed excessive sawdust coming out of one of the sanders, indicating a problem in the dust collection system. After checking the sanding unit, Employee #1 went to inspect the baghouse dust collection system outside the main mill, on the east side of the facility. Employee #1 was standing on the top step of a wooden stepladder to access the 6 ft 3 in. high top of the dust collector frame. He was about to shake the air relief bags when there was an explosion in the cyclone-baghouse dust collection system. Employee #1 was thrown back from the top of the baghouse frame and struck a pallet of cardboard boxes before falling to the ground. He sustained a concussion and a sprained right knee, and was transported to Lakewood Regional Hospital in Lakewood, CA.
Keywords: knee, head, maintenance, sanding machine, struck against, dust collector, explosion, fall, combustible dust
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300756608 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported

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