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Inspection: 1259694.015 - Hawthorne Machinery Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys-Min/Tunn

Nr: 1259694.015Report ID: 0950652Open Date: 08/31/2017

Hawthorne Machinery Co.
2275 Hard Rock Rd.Null
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 16945 Camino San Bernardonull, San Diego, CA 92127

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/21/2018
Emphasis: S:MiningClose Case:11/13/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $34,875 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $39,875
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $20,000 $0 $20,000
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) 02/21/2018 $5,000 $5,000 $0 04/04/2018 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 02001 Other 3203(A) 02/21/2018 03/12/2018 $5,000 $10,125 $0 04/04/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Other 3314(D) 02/21/2018 03/12/2018 $5,000 $18,000 $0 04/04/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Other 3314(G)(2)(A) 02/21/2018 03/12/2018 $5,000 $6,750 $0 04/04/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102867.015Event: 08/28/2017Employee'S Hand Is Fractured When Caught In Portable Line Bo
At 8:00 a.m. on August 28, 2017, Employee #1 was line boring the lower bucket sl eeve on a CAT 992 loader using a CAT 9U5730 Portable Boring Bar Unit. He was ho lding an internal micrometer in the hole after the first pass, and needed to adj ust the horizontal position of the boring bar. As he tried to activate the hydra ulics with his other hand, he pulled up the wrong button on the line boring mach ine control pendant and started the drill that rotated the boring bar instead. T he drill was plugged into the hydraulic unit separately, but was not unplugged o r locked out. Employee #1 sustained open fractures to his right hand and lacerat ions to his right forearm. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: arm, boring machine, caught in, drill, fracture, hand, laceration, lockout
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1259694.015 Hospitalized injury Machinists

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