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Inspection: 307186957 - Carlton Forge Works

Inspection Information - Office: &Nbsp;

Nr: 307186957Report ID: 0950636Open Date: 01/02/2008

Carlton Forge Works
7743 E.Adams St.
Paramount, CA 90723
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3399/Primary Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 331221/Rolled Steel Shape Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/16/2008
Close Case:01/12/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $5,735 $0 $0 $950 $0 $6,685
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,425 $0 $1,425
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3272 C 04/16/2008 05/19/2008 $475 $475 $0 04/30/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3668 C01 04/16/2008 05/19/2008 $475 $475 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 3203 A06 04/16/2008 04/26/2008 $475 $5,735 $0 04/30/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202474557Event: 10/17/2007Employee'S Foot Is Amputated When Run Over By Forklift
On October 17, 2007, Employee #1, a helper, was working near the C-2 press area. He was moving 8-in. punches from a pallet on a forklift to a small table, where they were being greased. When Employee #1 was pushing a punch from the pallet to the table, he extended his right foot for leverage. At that moment his right foot was run over by a Hyster 58-C Manipulator, Model H210XL, Serial Number E007ED030 being operated by another employee. Employee #1 crushed his right foot, what resulted in an amputation of the entire foot. Employee #1's supervisor was not in the area at the time of the incident, but he was aware of the task that Employee #1 was performing. The employer did not ensure that the driver of the Hyster 58-C was trained in operating that specific industrial truck. The employer did not identify the unsafe work practice and correct it in a timely manner.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, pallet, punch press, run over, untrained, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307186957 Hospitalized injury Amputation Production helpers

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