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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,050 $0 $0 $420 $0 $4,470
Current Penalty $1,350 $0 $0 $225 $0 $1,575
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A04 06/19/2008 06/24/2008 $225 $420 $0 07/08/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3382 A 06/19/2008 06/24/2008 $1,350 $4,050 $0 07/08/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202466082 Event: 01/31/2008Employee Is Burned While Transfering Aluminum Alloy
At approximately at 7:00 a.m. on January 31, 2008, Employee #1 was transferring molten aluminum alloy from the furnace of a Casting Die Machine Number 5 into a metal pig, using a ladle. The pig was not stored at the heated area and was wet. Employee #1 was charging molten aluminum alloy into a cold pig, which caused a violent reaction. Employee #1 was splashed with molten alloy and sustained second and third degree burns and was transported to the Sherman Oaks Burn Center for treatment. of ALCASTCO, Incorporated, located in Sun Valley, CA.
Keywords: burn, furnace, ladle, casting die
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310200258 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Molding and casting machine operators

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