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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300847076 - Ricoh Electronics

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office


Inspection Nr: 300847076
Report ID: 0950631
Date Opened: 05/02/2000

Site Address:
Ricoh Electronics
1101 Bell
Tustin, CA 92780

Mailing Address:
1100 Valencia, Tustin, CA 92780

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/03/2000


Case Closed: 02/01/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362390221
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $300 $0 $18,300
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $300 $0 $18,300
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 342 A 05/12/2000 05/17/2000 $300 $300 $0 -  
2. 02001 Serious 4600 A 05/12/2000 05/17/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201141520
Event: 04/19/2000
Employee Suffers Amputation

Employee #1 was a production supervisor for a company using injection molding machines to make audio discs. Employee #1 was called to a malfunctioning machine. When Employee #1 reached under the sliding interlocking safety door to remove a stuck disc he intended to hit a control button that would eject the disc, but instead pressed a button one line away, which closed the mold. Employee #1 suffered the amputation of his left index finger near the knuckle. Employee #1 was treated for his injuries but not hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, finger, guard, molding machine

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300847076 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, production occupations
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