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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125958413 - Plana Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 125958413Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 07/26/1995

Plana Inc
346 South "I" Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3449/Miscellaneous Structural Metal Work
Mailing: Post Office Box 10656, San Bernardino, CA 92423

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/1995
Close Case:02/18/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $150 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 4000 D 08/08/1995 08/08/1995 $150 $3,500 $0 08/16/1995 Y - State Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170591234Event: 04/06/1995Employee'S Finger Amputated By Drift Pin And Machine Wheel
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on April 6, 1995, Employee #1 was changing a drill bit on a Cincinnati Bickford Super Service drill, which used a tapered drill bit. To dislodge the bit, the operator would hammer a drift pin into a slot in the machine's spindle. Employee #1 was holding the drift pin in his right hand and a hammer in his left hand. Employee #1's left arm contacted the machine's forward-reverse lever, causing the machine to start in reverse. Employee #1's right ring finger was caught between the end of the drift pin and an adjusting wheel on the machine. He was hospitalized with an amputation of his finger to the second joint.
Keywords: amputated, drilling machine, finger, work rules, control lever, lockout, set up, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125958413 Hospitalized injury Amputation Drilling and boring machine operators

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