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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107950461 - Marvel Industries

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 107950461Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 07/10/1989

Marvel Industries
233 Industrial Parkway
Richmond, IN 47375
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3632/Household Refrigerators and HOme and Farm Freezers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/13/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/20/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360470041    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $420 $0 $0 $0 $0 $420
Current Penalty $315 $0 $0 $0 $0 $315
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 08/01/1989 09/18/1989 $135 $180 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100217 C01 I 08/01/1989 11/01/1989 $180 $240 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  3. 02001 Other 19100217 E01 I 08/01/1989 09/18/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19101200 E01 III 08/01/1989 10/31/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 976613Event: 06/26/1989Employee'S Three Fingers Amputated When Caught In Die Press
On June 26, 1989, Employee #1 was working at a Rousselle No. 4W, 40-ton mechanical power press where she was stamping out four parts in a 26.5 by 29.5 plastic panel. There was 2.785 opening between the dies and the press, which was operated by hand. Employee #1 was removing the second stamped part from the die with her hands when the press double tipped closing dies on four fingers. Although the Employee #1's ring finger was reattached, three other fingers were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, die cutting press, finger, unguarded live parts, die guard, press operator, mech malfunction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107950461 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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