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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $840 $0 $0 $1,260
Current Penalty $300 $0 $300 $0 $0 $600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Repeat GEN0212010300002 12/06/1988 12/13/1988 $300 $840 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious GEN0212010300003 12/06/1988 12/13/1988 $300 $420 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 778027 Event: 11/10/1988Employee'S Fingertip Amputated, Two Fingers Crushed By Press
Employee #1 was using a 45 ton press brake to bend a piece of metal that was 1 in. wide and 15 in. long. The metal had a 90 degree bend in the center of its 1 in. width. The press is operated by a guarded foot pedal that the employee controls. Because Employee #1 was not using the back stops of the press, he had to position the metal in the center of the bottom die. Employee #1 accidentally stepped on the foot pedal. The employee was not using hand tools while placing the metal on the bottom die and, consequently, his right index fingertip was amputated. The right middle and ring fingers were smashed and had to be pinned.
Keywords: die, amputated, press brake, finger, crushed, point of operation, foot-powered press, hand tool, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105596316 Hospitalized injury Fracture Punching and stamping press machine operators
2 105596316 Occupation Not Listed

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