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Inspection: 310600879 - Firth Rixson/Schlosser Forge Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 310600879Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 10/31/2007

Firth Rixson/Schlosser Forge Company
11711 Arrow Route
19951689ucamonga, CA 91730
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3462/Iron and Steel Forgings
NAICS: 332111/Iron and Steel Forging
Mailing: 11711 Arrow Route, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/24/2008
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/23/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102548286    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $37,125
Current Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $37,125
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 04/24/2008 05/27/2008 $750 $750 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3668 D02 04/24/2008 04/29/2008 $375 $375 $0 -
  3. 02001 Serious 3203 A07 C 04/24/2008 05/07/2008 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -
  4. 03001 Serious 3328 E 04/24/2008 05/07/2008 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202447132Event: 10/31/2007Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Object
At approximately 3:52 p.m. on October 31, 2007, Employee #1, a truck driver, was unloading two steel billets (12-ft long by 12-in. in diameter, cylindrical shape, weighing 6,260 pounds and 6,390 pounds) from a parked 45-ft long flatbed truck in the unloading area adjacent to the automotive parking lot. The truck was facing to the south and the slope of the unloading area was towards the east. The billets were located on two 4-in. by 6-in. by 7-ft flat lumber pieces (dunnage) and tied down by a 4-in. wide strap and a chain across the flat bed. Employee #1 removed the east-side railing of the truck and was in the process of removing the chain and the strap by standing on the east side of the truck. The billets became loose and rolled over the lumber pieces striking and crushing Employee #1. Employee #1 died at the site.
Keywords: steel, uneven ground, crushed, struck by, falling object, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310600879 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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