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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120263611 - Valley Custom Stamping Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 120263611Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 03/17/1994

Valley Custom Stamping Corporation
1511 West 2nd Street
Pomona, CA 91766
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3463/Nonferrous Forgings

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/09/1994
Close Case:08/31/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $200 $0 $6,200
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203 C01 08/09/1994 08/31/1994 $0 $200 $0 08/29/1994 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 4211 B 08/09/1994 08/31/1994 $0 $3,000 $0 08/29/1994 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 03001 Serious 3328 E 08/09/1994 08/31/1994 $3,000 $3,000 $0 08/29/1994 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170738512Event: 03/15/1994Employee Injured By Punch Press Machine
At 1:45 p.m. on March 15, 1994, Employee #1 of Valley Custom Stamping Corporation suffered crushing injuries to the fingers on his left hand after the ram of a punch press machine came down without the operator hitting the controls. Employee #1 was removing a metal piece with his left hand from the die area when the accident occurred. The 110-ton Niagara punch press was located in the middle of the shop and according to the injured, the machine repeated its cycle without the operation of the two-hand controls of the machine. According to the employer, the nuts and bolt that attached the connecting rod to the brake system of the machine came loose and fell apart, and resulted in the accident.
Keywords: amputated, finger, crushed, punch press, hand, ram
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120263611 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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