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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1375902.015 - Aero Electric Connector Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 1375902.015Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 02/04/2019

Aero Electric Connector Inc
508 Amapola Ave
Torrance, CA 90501
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 334417/Electronic Connector Manufacturing
Mailing: 2280 W 208th St, Torrance, CA 90501

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/12/2019
Close Case:08/24/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $63,250 $0 $0 $1,060 $0 $64,310
Current Penalty $23,850 $0 $0 $1,575 $0 $25,425
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 4002(A) 07/12/2019 08/16/2019 $600 $1,060 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 4202(A) 07/12/2019 07/24/2019 $975 $19,125 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Serious 4208(A) 07/12/2019 07/24/2019 $5,850 $19,125 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 04001 Serious 4211(A) 07/12/2019 $18,000 $25,000 $0 10/04/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 117882.015Event: 01/12/2019Employee Amputates Thumb When Two Hand Control Malfunctions
At 5:45 a.m. on January 12, 2019, an employee was positioning a part on a DJ Ser ies Benchtop DBP 3 Ton Press when the press was unexpectedly activated and came down crushing the employee's left thumb. The employee amputated her thumb, requi ring hospitalization. The Renco Series REN44 electric two hand control was found to be inoperative at the time of the accident.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, crushed, finger, hand, inspecting, malfunction, mech malfunction, operating, point of operation, power press, press, press operator, shear, thumb, tripped, two-hand control
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1375902.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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