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Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

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Inspection: 1217508.015 - Western Equipment Manufacturing Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 1217508.015Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 03/10/2017

Western Equipment Manufacturing Inc
1160 Olympic Drive
Corona, CA 92881
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 333120/Construction Machinery Manufacturing
Mailing: 1160 Olympic Drive, Corona, CA 92881

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/16/2017
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1185097    
Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 3 9
Current Violations 6 3 9
Initial Penalty $68,735 $0 $0 $1,165 $0 $69,900
Current Penalty $68,735 $0 $0 $1,165 $0 $69,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(B)(1) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $275 $275 $0 10/20/2017 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(2) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $275 $275 $0 10/20/2017 -
  3. 01003 Other 3203(A) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $615 $615 $0 10/20/2017 -
  4. 02001 Serious 4000(D) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $9,900 $9,900 $0 10/20/2017 -
  5. 03001 Serious 3314(G)(2)(A) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $14,850 $14,850 $0 10/20/2017 -
  6. 04001 Serious 3384(B) 08/16/2017 $6,185 $6,185 $0 10/20/2017 -
  7. 05001 Serious 3400(F) 08/16/2017 $4,950 $4,950 $0 10/20/2017 -
  8. 06001 Serious 4187(A) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $14,850 $14,850 $0 10/20/2017 -
  9. 07001 Serious 3314(C) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $18,000 $18,000 $0 10/20/2017 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97991.015Event: 02/22/2017Employee'S Finger Is Amputated Between Rollers Of Running Ma
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on February 22, 2017, Employee #1 was operating a wire forming machine. He stopped the machine by pressing the emergency stop button in response to an unusual noise, indicative of a stuck piece of wire, he heard. After removing the stuck piece and de-activating the emergency stop, Employee #1 proceeded to reload new metal wire into the machine. He was using his left hand to toggle the go and stop button while using his gloved right hand to position and load the new wire into the machine. The third jog function button of the machine was not in operation. His right hand was caught between a set of running rollers and his right hand thumb and index finger were crushed and amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, roller--mach/part, caught between, glove, machine guarding, amputation, lockout/tagout, finger, wire drawing machine, crushing
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1217508.015 Hospitalized injury Other

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