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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305352932 - Smi Millwork

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 305352932Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 12/02/2003

Smi Millwork
2116 Chestnut Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2431/Millwork
NAICS: 321911/Wood Window and Door Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/08/2004
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/15/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362369324    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,550 $0 $5,550
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $275 $0 $275
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 342 A 04/09/2004 04/27/2004 $0 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 3203 A 04/09/2004 04/27/2004 $0 $275 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 461 A 04/09/2004 04/27/2004 $275 $275 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201144797Event: 11/20/2003Employee Amputates Finger Tip Using A Drill Press
On November 20, 2003, Employee #1 was working for a manufacturer of wooden doors, windows and other architectural woodwork. Employee #1 was using a drill press manufactured by Jet Equipment and Tools, Model Number JDP-17MF, Stock Number 354169, Serial Number 6084869. Employee #1 was using a hollow bit to carve out wooden plugs with .75 in. diameter from a 2-in. by 2-in. by 17-in. piece of lumber. The plugs were used for covering screw holes in the wood products manufactured at this facility. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was controlling the vertical movement of the cutting bit with his right hand and was holding the piece of lumber in his left hand, when the piece of lumber jumped out of his hand because of a knot in the wood. His left hand contacted the rotating bit and his thumb was severed at a 45 degree angle. Employee #1 lost approximately half of his thumbnail and part of the bone under it. The amputated tip was not able to be reattached. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for his injuries. Employee #1 was permanently disfigured.
Keywords: amputated, drill operator, wood slab, equipment operator, thumb, lumber, drill press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305352932 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous precision woodworkers

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