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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315531590 - Dynacast Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 315531590Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 11/13/2012

Dynacast Inc
25952 Commercenter Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3363/Aluminum Die-Castings
NAICS: 331521/Aluminum Die-Casting Foundries
Mailing: 25952 Commercentre Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/06/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/24/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102816923    
 Accident102816931    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 4 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $1,685 $0 $24,185
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,650 $0 $1,650
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 461 A 02/06/2013 03/11/2013 $300 $375 $0 03/04/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 23400016 C 02/06/2013 03/11/2013 $300 $375 $0 03/04/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 23400017 A 02/06/2013 03/11/2013 $600 $750 $0 03/04/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 25000008 A01 02/06/2013 03/11/2013 $150 $185 $0 03/04/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 02001 Other 4215 F04 02/06/2013 02/16/2013 $300 $22,500 $0 03/04/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202555488Event: 11/06/2012Press Operator Crushes Both Hands When Equipment Cycles
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on November 6, 2012, Employee #1, a 22-year-old male Pressing Machine Operators with Dynacast Inc., was employed as a temporary machine operator assigned to the production floor. Employee #1 was operating a punch press also known as trim press at the work station identified as T-21. When he reached into the point of operation in an attempt to retreat work pieces the machine cycled and crushed both of his hands between the dies. Employee #1 was hospitalized for fracture injures to his hands as a result of the event. Employee #1 was a contract employee from a staffing agency at the time of his injury.
Keywords: die, finger, lockout, crushed, point of operation, press operator, hand, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315531590 Hospitalized injury Fracture Pressing machine operators

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