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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300851656 - Air Industries

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office


Inspection Nr: 300851656
Report ID: 0950631
Date Opened: 07/10/2001

Site Address:
Air Industries
12570 Knott Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92645

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/13/2001

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Case Closed: 11/08/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362354995
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
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 Serious 3384 B 08/17/2001 08/22/2001 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201142114
Event: 05/24/2001
Milling Machine Operator'S Finger Amputated

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on May 24, 2001, an employee was operating a milling machine. He was reaching for the switch, with his left hand, to turn off the machine, when his gloved right hand came in contact with the rotating cutter. He suffered a deep cut across his right hand and his right little finger was amputated. He was taken to Western Medical Center for treatment where he was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.

Keywords:rotating parts, amputated, finger, glove, machinist, rotating knife, milling machine, laceration, hand

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300851656 Hospitalized injury Amputation Milling and planing machine operators
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