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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301334470 - Carlton Forge Works

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 301334470Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 03/02/2005

Carlton Forge Works
7743 E.Adams St.
Paramount, CA 90723
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3312/Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (Including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills
NAICS: 331111/Iron and Steel Mills

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/04/2005
Close Case:10/03/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,200
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $400 $0 $400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3210 A 08/02/2005 08/24/2005 $400 $7,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201799632Event: 02/21/2005Employee'S Leg Is Fractured By Flying Object
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on February 21, 2005, Employee #1, with Carlton Forge Works, was working in a forging shop near a 2,500-lb gravity hammer. He was holding a stop block with a tong to assist a blacksmith during the punching of a hole with a metal punch (size 2.5-in. by 4.5-in., weight 6 pounds). During the down stroke, a punch piece became dislodged from its case and struck Employee #1's left leg. He was hospitalized for treatment of a fractured leg. At the time Employee #1 was wearing adequate personal protective equipment, including eye protection, a hard hat, and heat-resistant clothing.
Keywords: fracture, scrap metal, extension handle, tongs, flying object, punch press, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301334470 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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