Inspection: 1207006.015 - Searing Industries, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office
Searing Industries, Inc.
8901 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
P O Box 3059, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 331210/Iron and Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 07/20/2017
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Repeat||342(A)||07/20/2017||08/24/2017||$6,500||$10,000||$0||08/02/2017||O - Administrative Law Judge Order|
|2.||01002||Other||3203(A)||07/20/2017||08/24/2017||$325||$800||$0||08/02/2017||O - Administrative Law Judge Order|
|3.||01003||Other||3314(G)(2)(A)||07/20/2017||08/24/2017||$0||$200||$0||08/02/2017||O - Administrative Law Judge Order|
|4.||01004||Other||3314(L)||07/20/2017||08/24/2017||$120||$1,200||$0||08/02/2017||O - Administrative Law Judge Order|
|5.||01005||Other||3328(C)||07/20/2017||08/24/2017||$120||$1,200||$0||08/02/2017||O - Administrative Law Judge Order|
|6.||02001||Serious||4186(B)||07/20/2017||08/01/2017||$2,925||$14,400||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|7.||03001||Serious||3314(C)||07/20/2017||08/01/2017||$18,000||$18,000||$0||08/02/2017||O - Administrative Law Judge Order|
At 4:30 p.m. on January 21, 2017, an employee was cutting 4-inch pieces of steel to fill an order for 40,000 pieces at Haven #5 Tube Cut machine. During the pr ocess, pieces would get stuck in the die because of a burr and the employee woul d have to stop and hit the piece to free it from the die. The employee would oc casionally have to reach into the cutting die area with their fingers to aid in removing the piece from the die. While doing so, the employee caught their righ t index fingertip by the blade and amputated it. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords:amputated, amputation, blade, caught by, die cutting press, finger
|1||1207006.015||Hospitalized injury||Machine operators, not specified|