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Inspection: 300778537 - Kraco Enterprises Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

 

Inspection Nr: 300778537
Report ID: 0950642
Open Date: 12/19/2001

Site Address:
Kraco Enterprises Inc
505 E Euclid Ave
Compton, CA 90224

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union

SIC:3069

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/10/2002

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis:

Close Case:05/10/2005


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362615676
Accident 362617466
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $31,500 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $32,625
Current Penalty $24,300 $0 $0 $175 $0 $24,475
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 3382 A 04/10/2002 04/29/2002 $175 $1,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 3273 A 04/10/2002 04/29/2002 $3,150 $6,750 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 03001 Serious 3308 04/10/2002 04/29/2002 $3,150 $6,750 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 04001 Serious 4002 A 04/10/2002 04/22/2002 $18,000 $18,000 $0 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201056116
Event: 12/04/2001
Employee'S Finger Crushed By Press

At approximately 10:40 a.m. on December 4, 2001, Employee #1 was operating a press manufacturing rubber and carpet floor mats for automobiles. Employee #1 was trained in press operation and was operating the WCRM (West Coast Rubber Machine) Number 52. Employee #1 stepped on a metal work platform 12 in. high with rubber padding on top to remove a finished rubber floor mat from the molds. When Employee #1 was stepping on the platform, the platform sank because the feet of the platform were uneven and he lost balance. As Employee #1 grabbed the side of the mold machine to regain his balance, the horizontal rectangular bar of the mold plate came down and caught his right index finger tip with a shear motion. Employee #1 sustained muscle and skin loss of the right tip index finger and eventually amputation of the digit. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, finger, crushed, unstable surface, mold, press

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300778537 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
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