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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1223158.015 - Uni-Caps, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office


Inspection Nr: 1223158.015
Report ID: 0950631
Open Date: 04/05/2017

Site Address:
Uni-Caps, Llc
540 W. Lambert Ave.
Brea, CA 92821

Mailing Address:
540 W. Lambert Ave., Brea, CA 92821

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561499/All Other Business Support Services

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/05/2017


Close Case:09/29/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1197214
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $58,635 $0 $0 $5,730 $0 $64,365
Current Penalty $34,875 $0 $0 $5,465 $0 $40,340
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 Other 342(A) 07/05/2017 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 07/05/2017 $465 $730 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 02001 Serious 4187(A) 07/05/2017 07/17/2017 $22,500 $25,000 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 03001 Serious 3314(G) 07/05/2017 07/17/2017 $4,500 $14,625 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 04001 Serious 3650(T)(33) 07/05/2017 $4,500 $7,310 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
6. 05001 Serious 5185(N) 07/05/2017 07/17/2017 $3,375 $11,700 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 96412.015
Event: 03/25/2017
Employee Is Caught In Machine Rollers And Amputates Fingerti

At 7:45 p.m. on March 25, 2017, an employee was operating a Soft Gel TS-SG10 Enc apsulation Machine that was stationed in the encapsulation room. The employee f inished changing out the dye rolls to the encapsulation machine and was adding t he shall/gelatin to the rollers to produce a new batch of pills when he noticed the liquid spreading out from the machine. The employee reached into the machin e and caught their small finger between a rotating roller and a fixed side of th e machine. The employee amputated the tip of their pinky finger from their left hand.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, caught in, finger, machine guarding, roller--mach/part

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1223158.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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