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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310297080 - Jc Ford Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 310297080Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 03/25/2009

Jc Ford Company
951 Leslie St
La Habra, CA 90631
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7699/Repair Shops and Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 901 Leslie St, La Habra, CA 90631

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/09/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102586005    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $3,710 $0 $0 $305 $0 $4,015
Current Penalty $1,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 07/30/2009 08/29/2009 $0 $305 $0 08/12/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 4214 A 07/30/2009 08/09/2009 $1,800 $3,710 $0 08/12/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202550471Event: 03/04/2009Employee Amputates Finger On Moving Valve
On March 4, 2009, Employee #1, a sandblaster, decided to clean out a valve, manufactured by Schmidt Mfg Inc., Model 149, that was clogged with sand and grease. Air enters the valve through an opening at the top and is discharged through an opening at the bottom. Employee #1 disconnected the air source before beginning work on the valve. He took the top off, cleaned it out and put the valve back together. He was not sure if it was working, so he put his finger inside the bottom hole. As his finger went in, a metal sleeve within the valve moved downwards and amputated his right middle finger tip. He was transported to the hospital for treatment and released the same day.
Keywords: amputated, finger, cleaning, lockout, clogged, valve, struck by, hand tool, air line, sandblasting
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310297080 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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