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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310197637 - Rustica Arts, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 310197637Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 06/21/2007

Rustica Arts, Inc.
2568 Channel Dr Unit D
Ventura, CA 93003
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2421/Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
NAICS: 321918/Other Millwork (including Flooring)

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/21/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/11/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $13,500 $0 $0 $5,435 $0 $18,935
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,275 $0 $1,275
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 10/15/2007 11/16/2007 $750 $5,000 $0 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 3203 A 10/15/2007 11/08/2007 $0 $260 $0 11/09/2007 D - Govt Dismissed
  3. 01003 Other 3203 B 10/15/2007 11/16/2007 $175 $175 $0 11/09/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 43180001 A 10/15/2007 10/28/2007 $350 $2,700 $0 11/09/2007 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 03001 Serious 4296 A 10/15/2007 10/28/2007 $0 $10,800 $0 11/09/2007 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202465001Event: 05/05/2007Employee'S Finger Is Amputated While Using Transpower Saw
At 11:30 a.m. on May 5, 2007, Employee #1 was working at the Wood Work Shop manufacturing wood doors, gates, windows and shutters. The employee was using a Transpower Saw Powered Shaper, Model Number 990109, to make a groove along the edge of a wooden panel. Employee #1 was holding the panel with both his hands. The power shaper kicked back, and the employee's left hand came in contact with the rotating blades of the power shaper. Employee #1's fourth finger of his left hand was amputated. The employee suffered lacerations and loss of movement in his third and fifth fingers. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, saw, wood shaper, powder actuated tool
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310197637 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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