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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $250 $0 $2,750
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $250 $0 $2,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3664 A 06/26/1996 08/13/1996 $125 $125 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3664 A01 06/26/1996 08/13/1996 $125 $125 $0 -
  3. 02001 Serious 4070 A 06/26/1996 08/13/1996 $625 $625 $0 -
  4. 03001 Serious 4650 E 06/26/1996 08/13/1996 $625 $625 $0 -
  5. 04001 Serious 4650 F 06/26/1996 08/13/1996 $625 $625 $0 -
  6. 05001 Serious 6151 C04 06/26/1996 08/13/1996 $625 $625 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170899322 Event: 03/14/1996Employee'S Fingertips Amputated In Tube Bending Machine
Employee #1 and a coworker, the first and second shift operators of a tube bending machine, were discussing the quality of parts being produced. The coworker turned to operate the controls, which were 3 ft away, not realizing that Employee #1's hands were on the hold blocks of the machine. When the tube bender was activated, the blocks shut, amputating the tips of three fingers.
Keywords: amputated, blocks, finger, work rules, bending machine, caught between, communication, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120030192 Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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