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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 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $45,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $45,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(A)(4) 09/19/2017 $0 $22,500 $0 10/03/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 4184(A) 09/19/2017 $18,000 $22,500 $0 10/03/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96717.015 Event: 06/26/2017Employee'S Thumb Is Partially Amputated When Caught In Rotat
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 26, 2017, an employee was performing drilling operations using a Powermatic drill press. He was holding a piece of wood with his left hand approximately four inches away from the point of operation and ope rated the feed handle with his right hand. As the drilling operation progressed, the drill bit got caught and pulled the piece along with the employee's left th umb to the rotating drill bit/point of operation thus exposing his left thumb to the rotating drill bit. As a result, the employee sustained partial amputation of the left thumb. He was taken by the employer to Washington hospital located i n Fremont, California and discharged within approximately 7 hours.
Keywords: amputation, caught in, drill press, point of operation, struck by, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1243448.015 Non Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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