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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 6 8
Current Violations 1 5 6
Initial Penalty $18,900 $0 $0 $725 $0 $19,625
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $350 $0 $11,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 461 C 07/19/2002 07/18/2002 $0 $225 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 3203 A 07/19/2002 08/21/2002 $0 $165 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 5194 E01 07/19/2002 08/11/2002 $50 $110 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 5194 F04 07/19/2002 08/06/2002 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 5194 H01 07/19/2002 08/06/2002 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Other 14300040 A 07/19/2002 08/21/2002 $100 $225 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 02001 Other 4475 A 07/19/2002 07/29/2002 $200 $3,150 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 03001 Serious 4184 B 07/19/2002 07/29/2002 $10,800 $15,750 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201795580 Event: 02/22/2002Employee'S Thumb Crushed Using Heat Sealer Machine
On February 22, 2002, Employee #1 was using the radio-frequency heat sealer machine to adhere rubber boots to fisherman pants. She was straightening the pants on to the board because it was wrinkled. Suddenly, the die inadvertently came down, crushing her left thumb. (The employee stated that she had not operated the foot control.) After the incident, she was transported to and treated at Kaiser Permanente - Baldwin Park Hospital. Prior to the incident, Employee #1 was taught how to operate the machine, how to put the pants in, which button to press, and which button to lift the die. However, the machine did not have a point of operation guard.
Keywords: finger, machinist, foot control, crushed, laceration, point of operation, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126086834 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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