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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 109176560 - Lee Manufacturing, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport

Nr: 109176560Report ID: 0111500Open Date: 08/31/2007

Lee Manufacturing, Inc.
46 Barnes Industrial Road South
Wallingford, CT 06492
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3444/Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 332322/Sheet Metal Work Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/05/2007
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputationsClose Case:02/20/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral202627287 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 1 7
Current Violations 6 1 7
Initial Penalty $11,700 $0 $200 $0 $0 $11,900
Current Penalty $11,700 $0 $200 $0 $0 $11,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 D02 01/07/2008 01/11/2008 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 F02 I 01/07/2008 01/11/2008 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100212 A03 II 01/07/2008 01/11/2008 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19100219 B01 01/07/2008 01/10/2008 $900 $900 $0 -
  5. 01005 Serious 19100219 F01 01/07/2008 01/10/2008 $900 $900 $0 -
  6. 01006 Serious 19100305 B02 01/07/2008 01/10/2008 $900 $900 $0 -
  7. 02001 Repeat 19100217 B07 VA 01/07/2008 01/10/2008 $200 $200 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201522968Event: 08/31/2007Employee Amputates Fingers In Power Press
On August 31, 2007, a coworker was in the process of troubleshooting a malfunction in which the press would not cycle, when the two-hand controls were depressed. Employee #1, an operator of a part revolution punch press, had reached into the die to remove a piece of scrap metal, when the press cycled suddenly, catching Employee #1's hand between the die plates. Employee #1's left hand was crushed, and his thumb, first, third and fourth fingers were amputated. He was hospitalized to treat his injuries.
Keywords: die, amputated, hand control, finger, thumb, caught between, punch press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109176560 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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