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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 2691350 - Imperial Stamping Co

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 2691350Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 11/12/1985

Imperial Stamping Co
23852 Reedy Drive
Elkhart, IN 46514
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3469/Metal Stampings, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Planned
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/14/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/31/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360742316    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4 8
Current Violations 2 2 4 8
Initial Penalty $300 $0 $200 $0 $0 $500
Current Penalty $150 $0 $100 $0 $0 $250
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 11/20/1985 11/27/1985 $75 $150 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 01002 Serious 19100305 B01 11/20/1985 11/12/1985 $75 $150 $0 A - Amendment
  3. 02001 Repeat 19100178 P01 11/20/1985 12/23/1985 $50 $100 $0 A - Amendment
  4. 02002 Repeat 19100217 B04 I 11/20/1985 11/12/1985 $50 $100 $0 A - Amendment
  5. 03001 Other 19100157 C01 11/20/1985 11/27/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 03002 Other 19100178 A06 11/20/1985 12/23/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 03003 Other 19100303 C 11/20/1985 11/12/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 03004 Other 19100303 G01 I 11/20/1985 11/12/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 732115Event: 10/01/1985Fingers Amputated In Brake Press
ON OCTOBER 1, 1985, AT APPROXIMATELY 8 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS BENDING 20 INCH METAL PARTS ON A HEIM 100 TON BRAKE PRESS. SHE HAD RUN 15-20 PIECES WHEN SHE PUSHED THE TWO-HAND CONTROLS SIMULTANEOUSLY. THE PRESS COMPLETED ITS CYCLE, COMING TO A STOP AT ITS STARTING POSITION. THE EMPLOYEE REACHED IN WITH HER RIGHT HAND TO REMOVE THE FINISHED PART. THE RAM SUDDENLY DROPPED ONTO HER HAND, AMPUTATING THREE FINGERS COMPLETELY AND THE INDEX FINGER TO JUST BELOW THE FIRST KNUCKLE.
Keywords: amputated, press brake, finger, two-hand control, point of operation, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2691350 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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