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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119890044 - Mge Ups Systems

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

 

Inspection Nr: 119890044
Report ID: 0950631
Open Date: 10/24/2000

Site Address:
Mge Ups Systems
4011 W Carriage Dr
Santa Ana, CA 92704

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:3612

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/24/2000

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis:

Close Case:03/29/2005


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362390619
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 4002 A 12/08/2000 12/13/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 01/25/2001 J - ALJ Decision  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 171011430
Event: 09/14/2000
Employee Injured When Caught On Transformer Winder Spindle

Employee #1, an assembler, was operating the winder to apply a copper strip to a transformer coil that was mounted on a spindle. He placed the strip into the shear to make a cut but to align it properly, he needed to momentarily press the REWIND button. Instead, he inadvertently pressed the automatic run ON button, which set the spindle operating at 28 rpm. His clothes became caught on the spindle fixture and he was rotated around on it. Employee #1 suffered an avulsion injury of his forehead, a fractured left femur, and a dislocated right knee.

Keywords:clothing, knee, fracture, head, rotating parts, caught by, laceration, spindle, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119890044 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers
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