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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1252493.015 - New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Concord


Inspection Nr: 1252493.015
Report ID: 0111700
Open Date: 08/02/2017

Site Address:
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc.
175 Jaffrey Road
Peterborough, NH 03458

Mailing Address:
175 Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH 03458

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 332991/Ball and Roller Bearing Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/07/2017

Emphasis: P:Amputate, N:Amputate, L:Forklift

Close Case:04/03/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1244681 Yes
Inspection 1252510 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
Current Penalty $8,872 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,872
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 19100212 A01 11/07/2017 11/28/2017 $8,872 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other 19100178 A04 11/07/2017 11/28/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 97865.015
Event: 07/24/2017
Worker Amputates Fingertip On Grinding Wheel

At 3:00 p.m. on July 24, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that manufactu red ball and roller bearings. He was operating a centerless grinding machine. He was using a pushrod to send parts through the grinding machine. The index finge r on his left hand came into contact with the grinding wheel. He sustained the a mputation of the fingertip of that finger. He was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, finger, grinding wheel, guard, machine guarding, machinist, rotating parts

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1252493.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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