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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 8 9
Current Violations 1 8 9
Initial Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
Current Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100217 B03 I 12/18/1987 03/07/1988 $240 $240 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100217 C01 I 12/18/1987 03/07/1988 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100217 C03 IE 12/18/1987 03/07/1988 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  4. 01001D Serious 19100217 B04 I 12/18/1987 03/07/1988 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  5. 02001 Other 4000402 12/18/1987 01/25/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02002 Other 4000404 12/18/1987 12/21/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02003 Other 19100217 E01 II 12/18/1987 12/31/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02004 Other 19100217 G 12/18/1987 12/21/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02005 Other 19100305 G02 III 12/18/1987 12/22/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 02006 Other 19101200 E01 12/18/1987 01/25/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  11. 02007 Other 19101200 G08 12/18/1987 01/25/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  12. 02008 Other 19101200 H 12/18/1987 01/25/1988 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 758656 Event: 10/07/1987Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Power Press
AT ABOUT 3:45 PM ON OCTOBER 7, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A ROBINSON 30 TON MECHANICAL FULL REVOLUTION POWER PRESS (SERIAL NUMBER NA 350). HE WAS PLACING SMALL DIE CAST HANDLES IN THE DIE BY HAND AND TRIPPING THE PRESS BY USING TWO PALMS ON THE CONTROLS TO REMOVE EXCESS FLASH FROM THE PART. HE REPORTED THE PRESS WAS MAKING A FUNNY NOISE AND HAD DOUBLE TRIPPED EARLIER. HE WAS HAVING TROUBLE GETTING THE PART TO FIT IN THE DIE. HE WAS USING HIS LEFT HAND TO PUSH THE PART INTO THE DIE, WHEN THE PRESS DOUBLE TRIPPED AND THE DIE CLOSED ON HIS FINGERS. TWO FINGERS WERE AMPUTATED, BUT DOCTORS REATTACHED ONE FINGER. THERE WERE 3 INCHES BETWEEN THE DIES. THE PRESS HAD TWO PALM BUTTON CONTROLS 13 INCHES FROM THE CENTER OF THE DIE. IT DID NOT HAVE A BARRIER GUARD AT THE POINT OF OPERATION. IT DID HAVE A SINGLE STROKE CONTROL DEVICE ON THE FOOT PEDAL BRACKET LEVER, BUT DID NOT HAVE A GUARD OVER THE FOOT PEDAL.
Keywords: die, amputated, power press, finger, work rules, foot control, two-hand control, point of operation, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103940144 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators
2 103940144 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators
3 103940144 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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