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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125930610 - Virco Manufacturing

Inspection Information - Office: Ca South (Hh Unit)

Nr: 125930610Report ID: 0950662Open Date: 10/23/2002

Virco Manufacturing
2027 Harpers Way
Torrance, CA 90501
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2531/Public Building and Related Furniture

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/18/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/24/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101691210    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $54,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $54,000
Current Penalty $23,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4197 A 03/10/2003 03/17/2003 $18,000 $18,000 $0 12/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 4203 B 03/10/2003 03/17/2003 $0 $18,000 $0 12/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 4214 A 03/10/2003 03/17/2003 $5,100 $18,000 $0 12/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201690815Event: 09/10/2002Employee Amputates Fingers In Press Brake
On September 10, 2002, Employee #1 was working in Cell Number 3, at a wood manufacturing facility. He was using a Verson press brake, Serial Number 1962720865, to die-form 16 in. to 17 in. wire rods. Employee #1 was removing a piece from the point of operation when the upper die fell on his right hand, amputating four of his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, press brake, finger, point of operation, struck by, press operator, hand, mech malfunction, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125930610 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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