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Inspection: 1366269.015 - Argo Spring Manufacturing Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

 

Inspection Nr: 1366269.015
Report ID: 0950635
Open Date: 12/07/2018

Site Address:
Argo Spring Manufacturing Co Inc
13930 Shoemaker Ave
Norwalk, CA 90650

Mailing Address:
13930 Shoemaker Ave, Norwalk, CA 90650

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 332613 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/24/2019

Emphasis:

Close Case:


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1405511
Inspection 1366595 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 4 7
Current Violations 1 6 7
Initial Penalty $18,785 $0 $21,600 $1,620 $0 $42,005
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $2,920 $0 $17,320
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 461(A) 04/24/2019 $325 $325 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(1) 04/24/2019 05/13/2019 $325 $325 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
3. 01003 Other 3203(A) 04/24/2019 05/13/2019 $485 $485 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
4. 01004 Other 4203(B) 04/24/2019 $485 $485 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
5. 02001 Other 4185 04/24/2019 $650 $4,385 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
6. 03001 Other 4211(A) 04/24/2019 $650 $21,600 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
7. 04001 Serious 4208(A) 04/24/2019 $14,400 $14,400 $0 05/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 115643.015
Event: 11/30/2018
Employee Amputates Finger In Press Machine

At 5:45 a.m. on November 30, 2018, an employee operating a press were she perfor ated approximately 80 pieces. The employee's manager then assigned the employee to to operate the AVIR Press-Rite, (Model: 1A, Serial Number: 8462), where she was going to bend approximately 500 pieces of small metal laminate. The employee used her right hand to place the part on the point of operation, activate the p ress via a foot pedal and remove the part with her left hand. At 7:40 a.m., the employee had completed 15 pieces when her right middle finger was caught at the point of operation. The employee sustained a finger amputation injury when she c ame in contact with the machine's point of operation that was not guarded. The e mployee was transported to Hand and Orthopedic Center of Southern California, wh ere she was treated for her injury.

Keywords:amputation, caught in, finger, foot pedal, point of operation, press operator

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366269.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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