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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 108598137 - Carlisle Tar And Rubber Wheel Plant

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 108598137Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 05/29/1990

Carlisle Tar And Rubber Wheel Plant
1815 South Madison
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3499/Fabricated Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/17/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/10/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $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. 01001A Serious 19100217 B07 VA 08/08/1990 09/04/1990 $1,000 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100217 B07 VA 08/08/1990 09/04/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100217 E01 II 08/08/1990 09/04/1990 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01001D Serious 19100217 E01 II 08/08/1990 09/04/1990 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 759050Event: 05/19/1990Employee'S Fingers Amputated/Crushed In Punch Press
At 6:30 p.m. on May 19, 1990, Employee #1 was operating a #6 Federal 125-ton punch press. She was equipped with her pull backs (safeties). She was placing wheel rims onto the die plate when she leaned against the unguarded palm buttons, activating the press. Her fingers were trapped between the part and the bottom of the die. Her left little finger was amputated at the second joint and her ring finger was crushed.
Keywords: die, amputated, hand control, finger, equipment failure, crushed, point of operation, punch press, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108598137 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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