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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1340036.015 - Microvention

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 1340036.015Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 08/20/2018

Microvention
35 Enterprise, Floor 2
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 339112/Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
Mailing: 35 Enterprise, Floor 2, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/24/2019
Close Case:10/01/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1371635    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $72,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $72,900
Current Penalty $24,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3314(D) 01/24/2019 $20,250 $24,300 $0 02/08/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Serious 3314(G) 01/24/2019 $2,025 $24,300 $0 02/08/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Serious 3314(L)(1) 01/24/2019 $2,025 $24,300 $0 02/08/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112777.015Event: 08/14/2018Employee Crushes And Burns Finger While Testing Temperature
On August 14, 2018 at 17:52 p.m., Employee # 1 was testing the temperature of a heat sealing machine (SencorpWhite 24 thermal sealer Serial Number 18-10915), including a data logging device to log temperatures of the heat bar. The machine was in the set up phase of new equipment in the maintenance area, outside of the cleaning room. He was placing thermocouples on a heat sealing bar and the equipment was energized. He removed the guards and placed his finger in between two heat sealing bars of the sealing device. He then activated the foot pedal crushing and burning his finger. He was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.The employer called the case in after hours on August 20, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The employer was compliant with reporting regulations. The accident happened due to a lack of training and lockout tagout program and controls and serious violations of standards.
Keywords: seal, heat, lockout/tagout, finger, crushed, sealing bar, unguarded, foot pedal, burn, sealing machine
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1340036.015 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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