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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310094495 - Tyco Electronics Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 310094495Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 09/11/2008

Tyco Electronics Corporation
501 Oakside Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94063
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3089/Plastics Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 326199/All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/23/2008
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/02/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $485 $0 $485
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $485 $0 $485
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 4184 B 09/25/2008 09/30/2008 $485 $485 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201126885Event: 09/10/2008Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Machine
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on September 10, 2008, Employee #1 was working alone, operating a pneumatic table-top punch unit to remove sections of plastic cable insulation material for testing. He admitted to bypassing the two-hand control by using his right forearm and hand to activate both controls while holding a piece of the cable against the die with his left hand. One of Employee #1's left fingers was amputated.
Keywords: die, amputated, hand control, die cutting press, finger, two-hand control, press operator, punch press, hand, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310094495 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Extruding and forming machine operators

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