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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1223158.015 - Uni-Caps, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 1223158.015Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 04/05/2017

Uni-Caps, Llc
540 W. Lambert Ave.
Brea, CA 92821
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561499/All Other Business Support Services
Mailing: 540 W. Lambert Ave., Brea, CA 92821

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/05/2017
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $58,635 $0 $0 $5,730 $0 $64,365
Current Penalty $34,875 $0 $0 $5,465 $0 $40,340
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 07/05/2017 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 07/05/2017 $465 $730 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Serious 4187(A) 07/05/2017 07/17/2017 $22,500 $25,000 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 03001 Serious 3314(G) 07/05/2017 07/17/2017 $4,500 $14,625 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 04001 Serious 3650(T)(33) 07/05/2017 $4,500 $7,310 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 05001 Serious 5185(N) 07/05/2017 07/17/2017 $3,375 $11,700 $0 08/15/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96412.015Event: 03/25/2017Employee Is Caught In Machine Rollers And Amputates Fingerti
At 7:45 p.m. on March 25, 2017, an employee was operating a Soft Gel TS-SG10 Encapsulation Machine that was stationed in the encapsulation room. The employee finished changing out the dye rolls to the encapsulation machine and was adding the shall/gelatin to the rollers to produce a new batch of pills when he noticed the liquid spreading out from the machine. The employee reached into the machine and caught their small finger between a rotating roller and a fixed side of the machine. The employee amputated the tip of their pinky finger from their left hand.
Keywords: caught in, amputation, roller--mach/part, amputated, machine guarding, finger
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1223158.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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