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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125961334 - Gem Steel Company Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 125961334Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 01/26/2000

Gem Steel Company Inc
4187 State Street
Montclair, CA 91763
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3312/Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (Including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/26/2000
Close Case:04/21/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $350 $0 $350
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $350 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A04 02/18/2000 02/24/2000 $350 $350 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201152840Event: 08/18/1999Employee Amputates Finger With A Drill
At approximately 8:40 a.m. on August 18, 1999, Employee #1 was servicing the on-off control switch for a magnetic drill. He was holding the back of the drill with his right hand and his left hand was on the barrel. When he pushed the demagnetized switch, the drill turned on. The magnetized drill barrel caught his wedding band causing the amputation of part of his left ring finger. He was hospitalized and underwent surgery for his injury.
Keywords: magnet, rotating parts, amputated, drilling machine, finger, ring
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125961334 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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