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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304159213 - Edward Hines Precision Components, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Naperville


Inspection Nr: 304159213
Report ID: 0521400
Open Date: 08/01/2001

Site Address:
Edward Hines Precision Components, Llc
510 Tyler
St. Charles, IL 60174

Mailing Address:
525 Tyler, St. Charles, IL 60174

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Complaint

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/12/2001

Emphasis: S:Amputations

Close Case:02/21/2002

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 203370242 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $17,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,000
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $8,500
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 19100147 C04 I 12/13/2001 12/18/2001 $2,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 19100147 C07 IA 12/13/2001 12/18/2001 $2,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100213 R04 12/13/2001 12/18/2001 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200821148
Event: 07/25/2001
Employee Amputates Finger In Running Machine

On July 25, 2001, Employee #1 was operating a truss splicer machine. He decided to adjust the wooden boards in the running machine prior to activating the two hand trips. As he adjusted the boards, the running machine crushed the fingers of his right hand. The truss splicer was not locked out during the adjustment procedure.

Keywords:truss, finger, two-hand control, crushed, mech mat handling, wood shaper, hand

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304159213 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
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