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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306182080 - Pan American Metal Products Co. Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 306182080Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 07/25/2003

Pan American Metal Products Co. Inc.
17401 North West 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33169
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3451/Screw Machine Products
NAICS: 332721/Precision Turned Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/16/2003
Close Case:07/20/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100676022    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
Current Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 10/20/2003 05/31/2004 $3,500 $3,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A03 II 10/20/2003 08/31/2004 $700 $700 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200674448Event: 07/24/2003Employee Killed When Impaled By Aluminum Bar
At approximately 11:30 p.m. on July 24, 2003, Employee #1 was operating an automatic screw machine. As he loaded a 12-foot-long aluminum bar into the machine, the bar became jammed in the machine and began to spin. As the bar spun, it bent and struck Employee #1, impaling his legs. A major artery was severed, causing Employee #1 to bleed to death within a few minutes.
Keywords: metal bar, impaled, guard, metal shop, jammed, struck by, artery, leg, machine--misc, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306182080 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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