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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123192841 - Rbc Heim Bearings, Inc. Division Of Rbc

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport


Inspection Nr: 123192841
Report ID: 0111500
Date Opened: 06/15/2011

Site Address:
Rbc Heim Bearings, Inc. Division Of Rbc
60 Round Hill Road
Fairfield, CT 06430

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 332991/Ball and Roller Bearing Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/01/2011

Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:Amputations

Case Closed: 10/17/2011

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 202632246 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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. 01001A Serious 19100212 A01 09/20/2011 09/23/2011 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -  
2. 01001B Serious 19100212 A03 II 09/20/2011 09/23/2011 $0 $0 $0 -  
3. 02001 Other 19040032 B02 09/20/2011 09/23/2011 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201523792
Event: 06/04/2011
Employee'S Finger And Thumb Are Injured By Press

On June 4, 2011, Employee #1 was operating an unguarded Teflon assembly press machine. Her right pointer finger was amputated and her right thumb was lacerated. Employee #1 was hospitalized. No other details were given in the narrative.

Keywords:amputated, finger, machine operator, thumb, laceration, press, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123192841 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
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