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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $200
Current Penalty $200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A03 II 06/06/1985 07/08/1985 $200 $200 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14560155 Event: 05/30/1985Employee'S Hand Severed By Falling Die
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RUNNING AN AIR-OPERATED TRIM PRESS, REMOVING EXCESS FLASH FROM PRE-FORMED PLASTIC PARTS. THE SHAFT ON THE AIR CYLINDER WAS THREADED INTO A NUT WHICH WAS WELDED ONTO THE UPPER PLATEN. THROUGH SOME PERIOD OF TIME THE SHAFT BACKED OUT OF THE NUT. ON MAY 30, 1985, THE SHAFT AND NUT SEPARATED, AND THE ENTIRE UPPER DIE, WITH PLATEN, FELL ON THE EMPLOYEE'S HAND, SHEARING THE HAND BETWEEN THE UPPER AND LOWER DIE.
Keywords: die, amputated, struck by, falling object, hand, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2322691 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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