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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
Current Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100217 E01 II 11/24/1986 11/27/1986 $560 $560 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14250419 Event: 08/25/1986Fingers Amputatated In Power Press
ON AUGUST 25, 1986, AT APPROXIMATELY 7:30 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HAND FEEDING FOUR INCH METAL DISKS INTO DIES. SHE ACTUATED THE TWO HAND TRIP DEVICE AND THE PRESS CYCLED. THE EMPLOYEE THEN REACHED INTO THE DIE AREA TO REMOVE THE DISK AND THE PRESS RECYCLED. HER HANDS WERE CAUGHT BETWEEN THE DIES. THE TOLEDO PRESS, SERIAL NUMBER 28144, HAD A BAD ELECTRICALLY OPERATED AIR RELAY SWITCH. THE EMPLOYEE LOST THE INDEX FINGER ON HER RIGHT HAND AND PART OF THE THUMB, INDEX AND MIDDLE FINGERS ON HER LEFT HAND.
Keywords: die, amputated, power press, finger, thumb, two-hand control, point of operation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15302201 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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