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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $410 $0 $0 $0 $0 $410
Current Penalty $410 $0 $0 $0 $0 $410
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100219 C02 I 08/02/1984 08/05/1984 $410 $410 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14211551 Event: 06/09/1984Employee'S Finger Amputated When Ring Catches On Machine
An assembler working for Minitec Corporation was operating an automatic riveter machine, placing circuit breakers onto a conveyer belt feeding into the riveter. In doing so, one of the circuit breakers fell onto a steel mounting plate which houses a 115-volt drive motor with a 3.5 inch long shaft and two set-screws protruding 0.25 inch from the shaft. When the employee reached to pick up the dropped circuit breaker, one of the set-screws caught the ring on her pinky finger, and amputated her finger. She was hospitalized for the amputation.
Keywords: amputated, rivet press, finger, caught by, conveyor belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14835540 Hospitalized injury Amputation Medical scientists

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