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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120330998 - Tubing Seal Cap

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office


Inspection Nr: 120330998
Report ID: 0950644
Date Opened: 12/16/1996

Site Address:
Tubing Seal Cap
601 S. Vincent Ave
Azusa, CA 91702

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/10/1997


Case Closed: 07/23/1997

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362259103
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $600 $0 $600
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 3314 A 03/11/1997 03/25/1997 $0 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 02001 Other 3384 B 03/11/1997 03/25/1997 $600 $5,000 $0 A - Amendment  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 170632574
Event: 12/06/1996
Employee'S Finger Amputated In Turning Shaft Of Conveyor

At approximately 6:15 p.m. on December 6, 1996, Employee #1, of Tubing Seal Cap, was working on the door knob line conveyor. He was making adjustments on the operating conveyor when the ring finger on his left hand became caught in a turning shaft and was amputated. Employee #1 was taken to Queen of Valley Hospital and was then transferred to U.S.C. University Hospital. He was released from the hospital on December 17, 1997. The employer was cited for serious violations of T8CCR 3314(a) and T8CCR 3384(b).

Keywords:maintenance, rotating parts, amputated, finger, work rules, ring, caught by, lockout, conveyor

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120330998 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous precision metal workers
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