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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101937324 - Pella Industries Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 101937324Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 03/10/1987

Pella Industries Inc.
915 West 9th Street
Pella, IA 50219
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3569/General Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Not Elsewhere
Mailing: P.O. Box 964, Pella, IA 50219

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/10/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/24/1987

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $200
Current Penalty $200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 03/30/1987 04/02/1987 $200 $200 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 1001700Event: 03/10/1987Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A PUNCH PRESS WHEN A PART STUCK IN THE DIE. SHE REACHED UNDER THE GUARD TO REMOVE THE PART INSTEAD OF USING THE TOOL PROVIDED. WHILE REMOVING THE PART, SHE ACCIDENTLY TRIPPED THE PRESS. HER FINGERS WERE PINCHED IN THE DIE. THE FIRST AND THIRD FINGERS OF HER RIGHT HAND WERE AMPUTATED AT THE FIRST JOINT.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, work rules, point of operation, punch press, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101937324 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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