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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 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $2,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A03 II 12/21/2007 01/04/2008 $2,450 $3,500 $0 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202088456 Event: 10/29/2007Employee Amputates Finger In Line Press
At 10:50 a.m. on October 29, 2007, Employee #1, a press operator, was injured when her fingers got caught in the dies of an E.W. Bliss 75-ton line press. The condition of the machine safeguards (pull backs) could not be determined. Employee #1 had the index finger of her left hand amputated and the middle finder smashed. Both fingers required surgery. The narrative did not indicate whether the employee returned to work, but she had a return date of January 15, 2008.
Keywords: pull back device, die, fracture, amputated, press brake, finger, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309452571 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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