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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301331781 - Press Forge Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 301331781Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 04/01/2004

Press Forge Co.
16421 Illinois Street
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
Mailing: 7700 Jackson St, Paramount, CA 90723

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/30/2004
Close Case:09/18/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $33,750 $0 $0 $550 $0 $34,300
Current Penalty $16,340 $0 $0 $100 $0 $16,440
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 08/30/2004 09/22/2004 $100 $550 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 4184 B 08/30/2004 09/22/2004 $1,800 $4,950 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3314 D 08/30/2004 09/22/2004 $140 $14,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 3650 S06 08/30/2004 09/22/2004 $14,400 $14,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201798493Event: 03/10/2004Employee Injured When Crushed By Fork Lift Mast
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on March 10, 2004, an employee was working at a steel fabrication company. This employee had been employed for 3 years as a maintenance manager. He was installing a fitting to repair a hydraulic leak on the number 4 Hyster forklift. He was working under the elevated mast of the forklift which weighed approximately 1400 pounds. There was a 4-inch by 4-inch wood block supporting the elevated mast. While working, the support broke into pieces which caused the mast to fall onto the employee. He sustained fractured ribs and a sprained back. He was transported to a local hospital where he stayed for 7 days.
Keywords: fracture, repair, back, industrial truck, rib, struck by, falling object, sprain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301331781 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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