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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 4202 B 11/16/2007 11/21/2007 $0 $18,000 $0 12/05/2007 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201149135 Event: 05/16/2007Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Bolt Breaks
On May 16, 2007, Employee #1, a punch press operator, was operating a Rousselle Punch Press, Model 10 GAC, Serial Number P-20871, in the employer's fabrication department. Employee #1 was removing a stamped part from the die, when the punch press' brake shoe attachment bolt snapped in two, allowing the clutch brake to release and the 800-lb ram to free fall and crush Employee #1's left hand between the dies. Employee #1 suffered crushing injuries to his hand and an amputation of the fourth digit. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, machine operator, caught between, crushed, bolt, falling object, punch press, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309299238 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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