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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307166306 - Modern Fixtures Manufacturing

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 307166306Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 09/07/2005

Modern Fixtures Manufacturing
5254 Alhambra Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3444/Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 332322/Sheet Metal Work Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/17/2005
Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing Close Case:12/06/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,150
Current Penalty $3,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4206 A 11/21/2005 12/08/2005 $1,575 $1,575 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3995 A 11/21/2005 12/08/2005 $1,575 $1,575 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202451563Event: 09/01/2005Employee Finger Is Amputated By Punch Press
On September 1, 2005, Employee #1 was working for an employer that manufactured display stands for music compact discs used for retail displays. Employee #1 was sitting on a rolling office-type chair in front of the press, while punching small, long strips 1.5 in-wide. Employee #1 stated that his foot slipped off one of the chair's casters where it had been resting and this propelled his left hand to the front of the die as it was closing. Employee #1's was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries. Employee #1's left middle fingertip was later amputated as a result of his injury. The employer admitted that a floor supervisor had been working in close proximity to Employee #1 at the time of the accident.
Keywords: amputated, chair, finger, slip, punch press, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307166306 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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