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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307180463 - Brush Research Mfg Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 307180463Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 03/15/2006

Brush Research Mfg Co., Inc.
4642 E Floral Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3991/Brooms and Brushes
NAICS: 339994/ Broom, Brush, and Mop Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/23/2006
Close Case:11/12/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $16,200 $0 $0 $650 $0 $16,850
Current Penalty $8,100 $0 $0 $185 $0 $8,285
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 23400023 06/24/2006 07/14/2006 $185 $650 $0 11/09/2006 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 4207 A01 06/24/2006 07/14/2006 $8,100 $16,200 $0 11/09/2006 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201800844Event: 03/09/2006Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Sealing Machine
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on March 9, 2006, Employee #1 was troubleshooting a Thermoforming Sealing Machine, Serial Number FA3380, located in packaging department of the Brush Research Manufacturing Company. The factory installed guard was in place on the machine; however, Employee #1 reached around it to see if the heating plate was hot. She was injured, when the die came down and amputated her index finger.
Keywords: die, amputated, die cutting press, finger, work rules, machine operator, die guard
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307180463 Hospitalized injury Amputation Packaging and filling machine operators

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