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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126076496 - Precision Specialty Metals

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 126076496Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 02/16/2000

Precision Specialty Metals
3301 Medford St.
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3444/Sheet Metal Work

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/14/2000
Close Case:03/07/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $42,750 $0 $0 $185 $0 $42,935
Current Penalty $23,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 F 07/14/2000 08/09/2000 $0 $185 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3314 A 07/14/2000 07/24/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -
  3. 03001 Serious 3384 B 07/14/2000 07/24/2000 $2,700 $18,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 4187 A 07/14/2000 07/19/2000 $2,700 $6,750 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201053600Event: 01/17/2000Employee Suffers Partial Finger Amputation
Employee #1 who was wearing rubber gloves while using a round metal pry bar to align the metal sheet as they were passing through in-running brush rollers. Unexpectedly, Employee #1's left fourth finger was caught into a nip point of the in-running roller and was pulled into the machine. Employee #1 suffered an amputation of the left fourth finger at the stump. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, roller--mach/part, nip point, pry bar
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126076496 Hospitalized injury Amputation Rolling machine operators

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