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Inspection: 305474678 - Enkeboll Designs

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 305474678Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 12/01/2003

Enkeboll Designs
16506 Avalon Blvd
Carson, CA 90746
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2499/Wood Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 321999/All Other Miscellaneous Wood Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/15/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/06/2006
Emphasis: N:Amputate

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $745 $0 $36,745
Current Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $605 $0 $36,605
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 23400016 C 12/16/2003 12/23/2003 $185 $185 $0 01/09/2004 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3384 B 12/16/2003 12/23/2003 $420 $560 $0 01/09/2004 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 02001 Serious 4311 B 12/16/2003 12/23/2003 $18,000 $18,000 $0 01/09/2004 W - Empr Withdrew
  4. 03001 Serious 4311 F 12/16/2003 12/23/2003 $18,000 $18,000 $0 01/09/2004 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201035425Event: 11/07/2003Employee Amputates Finger When Hand Slips Into Cutter
At about 9:20 a.m. on November 7, 2003, Employee #1, a woodworker from Enkeboll Designs in Carson, California, was working in the wood shop. He was shaping a block of wood without a push stick. Employee #1's gloved hand slipped into the unguarded cutter blades of a Newman 60 Jointer, (Series Number 9567), and his glove was caught in the cutter. Employee #1 sustained loss of tissue and the fingernail on his left ring finger. Employee #1 was transported to the Industrial Medical Clinic and later in the day his finger was amputated at the first digit.
Keywords: amputated, blocks, finger, glove, work rules, slip, caught by, caught between, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305474678 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Shaping and joining machine operators

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