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Inspection: 300872116 - Swami International Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 300872116Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 08/25/2009

Swami International Inc
13807 Lemoli Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 6531/Real Estate Agents and Managers
NAICS: 531311/Residential Property Managers
Mailing: 2030 W. Rosecrans Ave., Gardena, CA 90249

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/04/2010
Close Case:03/19/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102577053    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $4,950 $24,750 $0 $275 $0 $29,975
Current Penalty $0 $6,800 $0 $2,000 $0 $8,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 B02 02/09/2010 03/29/2010 $0 $275 $0 03/11/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 3203 A 02/09/2010 03/29/2010 $2,000 $4,950 $0 03/11/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Willful 43070001 A01 02/09/2010 02/12/2010 $6,800 $24,750 $0 03/11/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202540928Event: 08/11/2009Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated By Saw
At 9:30 a.m. on August 11, 2009, Employee #1 was using a Makita slide compound saw (Serial Number 14028A; Model Number LS1013FL) to cut a 2 in. by 4 in. wood board. According to Employee #1, he was holding the work piece down with his left hand, and he had his left thumb very close to the blade. While he was operating the saw, Employee #1's left thumb contacted the blade and was amputated to the first knuckle. Employee #1 was taken to Bayside Medical Center and was released after five hours. The blade guard/hood of the saw was missing. The construction crew lead person, who had brought the saw to the worksite for employees to use, stated that the guard had been missing for two weeks prior to the accident. No one witnessed the accident. The company's human resource manager reported the accident to the division at 11:15 a.m. on August 12, 2009.
Keywords: amputated, guard, thumb, electric saw, saw, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300872116 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Helpers, construction trades

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