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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

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 Drivenull
Corona, CA 92881
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 333120/Construction Machinery Manufacturing
Mailing: 1160 Olympic Drivenull, Corona, CA 92881

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/16/2017
Close Case:10/22/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1185097    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 3 9
Current Violations 2 5 7
Initial Penalty $68,735 $0 $0 $1,165 $0 $69,900
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $1,175 $0 $19,175
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 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(2) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $275 $275 $0 10/20/2017 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 01003 Other 3203(A) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $300 $615 $0 10/20/2017 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 02001 Other 4000(D) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $300 $9,900 $0 10/20/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  5. 03001 Other 3314(G)(2)(A) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $0 $14,850 $0 10/20/2017 J - ALJ Decision
  6. 04001 Other 3384(B) 08/16/2017 $300 $6,185 $0 10/20/2017 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 7. 05001 Serious 3400(F) 08/16/2017 $4,950 $4,950 $0 10/20/2017 J - ALJ Decision
  8. 06001 Serious 4187(A) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $3,600 $14,850 $0 10/20/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  9. 07001 Serious 3314(C) 08/16/2017 09/11/2017 $14,400 $18,000 $0 10/20/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

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 wir e 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 ha nd to toggle the go and stop button while using his gloved right hand to positio n 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 runnin g rollers and his right hand thumb and index finger were crushed and amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, caught in, crushing, finger, glove, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, roller--mach/part, wire drawing machine
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1217508.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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