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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1375902.015 - Aero Electric Connector Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office


Inspection Nr: 1375902.015
Report ID: 0950635
Open Date: 02/04/2019

Site Address:
Aero Electric Connector Inc
508 Amapola Ave
Torrance, CA 90501

Mailing Address:
2280 W 208th St, Torrance, CA 90501

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 334417/Electronic Connector Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/12/2019


Close Case:08/24/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1417274
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $63,250 $0 $0 $1,060 $0 $64,310
Current Penalty $23,850 $0 $0 $1,575 $0 $25,425
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 4002(A) 07/12/2019 08/16/2019 $600 $1,060 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 02001 Other 4202(A) 07/12/2019 07/24/2019 $975 $19,125 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
3. 03001 Serious 4208(A) 07/12/2019 07/24/2019 $5,850 $19,125 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
4. 04001 Serious 4211(A) 07/12/2019 $18,000 $25,000 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 117882.015
Event: 01/12/2019
Employee Amputates Thumb When Two Hand Control Malfunctions

At 5:45 a.m. on January 12, 2019, an employee was positioning a part on a DJ Ser ies Benchtop DBP 3 Ton Press when the press was unexpectedly activated and came down crushing the employee's left thumb. The employee amputated her thumb, requi ring hospitalization. The Renco Series REN44 electric two hand control was found to be inoperative at the time of the accident.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, crushed, finger, hand, inspecting, malfunction, mech malfunction, operating, point of operation, power press, press, press operator, shear, thumb, tripped, two-hand control

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1375902.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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