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Inspection: 125972703 - K & Z Cabinet Co, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca South (Hh Unit)

Nr: 125972703Report ID: 0950662Open Date: 02/22/2001

K & Z Cabinet Co, Inc.
1450 South Grove Avenue
Ontario, CA 91761
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2434/Wood Kitchen Cabinets

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/24/2006
Emphasis: S:Targeted Compl & Consult

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101690170    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 8 8 16
Current Violations 7 9 16
Initial Penalty $55,795 $0 $0 $2,105 $0 $57,900
Current Penalty $37,575 $0 $0 $1,250 $0 $38,825
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 461 A 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $250 $325 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 470 A 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $250 $325 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3241 A 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $250 $325 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 23400024 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $0 $160 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 3214 A 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $0 $325 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Other 3214 B 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $125 $325 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01007 Other 3314 H 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $125 $160 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01008 Other 3650 C 07/26/2001 08/25/2001 $0 $160 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 02001 Serious 3203 A07 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $16,200 $16,200 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  10. 03001 Other 3314 E04 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $250 $2,925 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  11. 04001 Serious 3577 C 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $2,250 $2,925 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 05001 Serious 3578 G 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $225 $4,385 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 06001 Serious 4070 A 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $225 $4,385 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  14. 07001 Serious 4300 A 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $16,200 $16,200 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  15. 08001 Serious 4300 D 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $225 $5,850 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  16. 09001 Serious 4310 A01 07/26/2001 08/02/2001 $2,250 $2,925 $0 10/17/2001 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201690112Event: 02/07/2001Employees Loses Fingers And Thumb Using Unguarded Saw
On February 7, 2001, Employee #1, a saw machine operator for K & Z Cabinet Company, Incorporated, lost several fingers and a thumb on his left hand while using an unguarded table saw. Employee #1 was using operating the Altendorf table saw within the countertop department. The Model Number was F-45, and the Serial Number was 86-5-39. Employee #1 was using his hands to hold down a piece of wood while directing an assistant employee to raise and lower the rotating saw blade with the use of a crank. The piece of wood held by Employee #1 "kicked back", causing Employee #1's left hand to make contact with the rotating blade on its descent. Employee #1 amputated his left thumb, index, middle and ring fingers, and lacerated his little finger. Plus, the table saw did not have a guard, spreader, or an anti-kick back device. Employee #1 went to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, finger, thumb, unguarded, table saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125972703 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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