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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $0 $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Willful 19100212 A03 II 10/20/1987 10/23/1987 $1,000 $10,000 $0 11/16/1987 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 672063 Event: 08/17/1987Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Press Brake
At 8:30 a.m. on August 17, 1987, Employee #1 was placing and removing metal parts on a Niagara mechanical press brake, serial #46950. The brake was tripped by a foot pedal and equipped with light curtains. Employee #1 was taking a sheet metal part out of the die when the brake double-tripped and amputated three fingers on her right hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: die, amputated, brake, press brake, finger, mech malfunction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 104052717 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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