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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1263615.015 - Branch Ironworks, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Fort Worth

Nr: 1263615.015Report ID: 0636900Open Date: 09/14/2017

Branch Ironworks, Llc
7733 E. Fm 917
Alvarado, TX 76009
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 332999/All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 7733 E. Fm 917, Alvarado, TX 76009

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/14/2017
Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:FabmetshClose Case:12/06/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1262335 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,794 $0 $0 $9,094 $0 $14,888
Current Penalty $5,794 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,794
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100157 C01 10/10/2017 11/07/2017 $2,897 $2,897 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100305 G02 III 10/10/2017 11/07/2017 $2,897 $2,897 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 10/10/2017 11/07/2017 $0 $9,094 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 98986.015Event: 08/29/2017Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated By Punch Press
At 1:15 p.m. on August 29, 2017, Employee #1 was operating a punch press with his left index finger on top of the guard. During normal operation, as the machine cycles, the material sticks to the punch and uses the bottom of the guard to dislodge the material. When the machine was on the upstroke, it caught the employee's finger between the guard and the machine, amputating the tip of his left index finger.
Keywords: punch press, amputated, finger, machine guarding, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263615.015 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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