Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1296388.015 - American Showa

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 1296388.015
Report ID: 0522500
Open Date: 02/21/2018

Site Address:
American Showa
707 West Cherry Street
Sunbury, OH 43074

Mailing Address:
707 West Cherry Street, Sunbury, OH 43074

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 423120/Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/26/2018

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:06/01/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1310926 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $25,868 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,868
Current Penalty $18,108 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,108
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 19100147 C06 I 04/17/2018 06/01/2018 $9,054 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100147 D 04/17/2018 $9,054 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19100147 F01 04/17/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 02001 Other 19100147 D03 04/17/2018 05/21/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 103281.015
Event: 02/14/2018
Employee Amputates Finger While Troubleshooting Hex Machine

At 9:45 a.m. on February 14, 2018, an employee was watching a coworker troublesh oot a Hex Machine that was in the Rod Line in the Machining Department as it was having a problem with the drill depth for a shock absorber. The employee manua lly tightened a hex nut that he thought was loose and the coworker cycled the hy draulic ram, creating a pinch point and caught the employee's middle finger on his right hand, amputating it. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, finger, hydraulic ram, nip point

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1296388.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.