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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $41,400 $0 $0 $525 $0 $41,925
Current Penalty $18,450 $0 $0 $375 $0 $18,825
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(A)(4) 07/17/2017 08/16/2017 $525 $525 $0 08/16/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3314(G)(1) 07/17/2017 08/01/2017 $375 $12,600 $0 08/16/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Serious 3314(L)(1) 07/17/2017 08/01/2017 $2,250 $12,600 $0 08/16/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 04001 Serious 3314(C)(1) 07/17/2017 08/01/2017 $16,200 $16,200 $0 08/16/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97084.015 Event: 03/10/2017Employee Amputates Fingers, Among Other Injuries, On Metal F
At 1:40 p.m. on March 10, 2017, an employee was operating a metal form roll mac hine (model number: RF18; serial number: 9770). The employee noticed the machine was not operating correctly so he informed his supervisor and foreman. The supe rvisor instructed the foreman to adjust and re-gauge his machine. The guards wer e taken off to perform these adjustments. The employee was instructed to feed t he roll stock metal into the machine and start the machine in run mode. The supe rvisor and foreman were both adjusting the machine when one of the employee's fi ngers contacted the moving parts of the unguarded running machine. The employee was wearing a glove, which became tangled with the machine rollers. His left han d was pulled into machine, resulting in the amputation of his left thumb, index finger and middle finger, as well a fracture ring finger and wrist. The employee was taken by ambulance to Corona Regional Medical Center and immediately transf erred to LAC, USC Medical Center, where he was hospitalized and underwent surger y.
Keywords: amputation, finger, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, thumb, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1217896.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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