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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $45,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $45,000
Current Penalty $27,000 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $28,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 12/09/2019 $750 $9,000 $0 01/02/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3384(B) 12/09/2019 $750 $9,000 $0 01/02/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Serious 4184(B) 12/09/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 01/02/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 04001 Serious 4214(A) 12/09/2019 $9,000 $9,000 $0 01/02/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121293.015 Event: 06/25/2019Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Glove Is Caught By Bands
At 01:00 a.m. on June 25, 2019, an employee was serving as a newly assigned band saw operator using an HE&M Twister Automatic Band Saw, Serial Number 794501, to cut 2-foot lengths of 4-inch by 4-inch rectangular metal tubing. The employee wa s in the process of cutting the metal tubing with the bandsaw when the blade cau ght the MaxiFlex glove, model number 24-845 CAT II, on the left hand, drawing it into the blade. The employee sustained an amputation to the left index finger a t the proximal interphalangeal joint which included bone loss. The employee was treated and released at Sharp Memorial Hospital on June 25, 2019. At 08:15 a.m. on June 25, 2019, the employer reported the incident incompliance with CSHO requ irements. At 09:10 a.m. on August 23, 2019, CSHO arrived on site to begin their investigation and a CCR T8 4184(a) citation for not guarding the point of operat ion of a machine.
Keywords: amputation, bandsaw, blade, caught by, caught in, cutting, finger, glove, machine operator, metal pipe, operator, point of operation, saw, sawblade, sheet metal, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1425620.015 Non Hospitalized injury Sawing machine operators

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