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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300836442 - Tyco Electronics

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office


Inspection Nr: 300836442
Report ID: 0950613
Open Date: 11/07/2001

Site Address:
Tyco Electronics
308 Constitution Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/04/2002

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:04/04/2002

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101122711
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,270 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,270
Current Penalty $270 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,270
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 4184 A 04/04/2002 05/04/2002 $270 $270 $0 -  
2. 02001 Other 4199 A 04/04/2002 05/04/2002 $5,000 $18,000 $0 04/23/2002 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201123593
Event: 10/19/2001
Employee'S Finger Amputated In Power Press Accident

At approximately 2:30 a.m. on October 19, 2001, an employee was installing dies in a Whitney Profab punch press that was producing computer chips. The machine was inadvertently started and the employee was seriously injured when his fingers were amputated in the moving die. The injured man was performing a setup operation at the time of the accident, and had not set the machine's selector switch to jog, but instead had left it on run. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords:die, amputated, power press, finger, point of operation, struck by, set up, punch press

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300836442 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
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