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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309896371 - Seagate Technology

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office

Nr: 309896371Report ID: 0950612Open Date: 07/14/2006

Seagate Technology
195 S. Milpitas Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3674/Semiconductors and Related Devices
NAICS: 334413/Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing
Mailing: 155 S. Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/12/2006
Close Case:10/12/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202316188Event: 07/10/2006Employee Amputates Finger In Machine During Maintenance
On July 10, 2006, Employee #1, a maintenance technician, was instructed to check an oil leak on a DTI auto packing machine. The employee opened the lower door of the machine without turning its power off. He found that the oil leak originated from a blown out shaft seal. As he was wiping the lower base plate with his left hand in a blind reach position, his thumb was sheared by a displacing vertical shaft. He was treated at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, CA, and was released the same day.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, caught by, thumb, lockout, point of operation, shaft, blind reaching
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309896371 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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