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Inspection: 126058999 - Touchstone Television

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles


Inspection Nr: 126058999
Report ID: 0950641
Open Date: 07/17/2002

Site Address:
Touchstone Television
500 S. Buena Vista St., Stage 3
Burbank, CA 91521

Mailing Address:
500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 512110/Motion Picture and Video Production

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/30/2002


Close Case:02/23/2009

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362588014
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,750
Current Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,060
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 4300 F 12/31/2002 01/06/2003 $5,060 $6,750 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201164050
Event: 07/11/2002
Employee'S Thumb Amputated By Table Saw

At approximately 6:00 a.m. on July 11, 2002, Employee #1, a prop maker, was using a Powermatic 10-in. table saw Serial Number 9466335, with a Biesmeyer self adjusting blade guard. Employee #1 was cutting a piece of medium density fiberboard. Employee #1 was not using a push stick at the time. Medium density fiberboard is slippery and this piece was covered with fine sawdust. Employee #1 had his hand on the left side fall-away. Employee #1's hand slipped and slid under the guard. Employee #1 suffered the amputation of the tip of his left thumb. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, guard, work rules, thumb, slippery surface, table saw

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126058999 Hospitalized injury Amputation Cabinet makers and bench carpenters
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