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Inspection: 312810716 - Harford Systems Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 312810716Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 01/13/2009

Harford Systems Inc
2225 Pulaski Highway
Aberdeen, MD 21001
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3496/Miscellaneous Fabricated Wire Products
NAICS: 332618/Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 700, 2225 Pulaski Highway, Aberdeen, MD 21001

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/30/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/20/2009
Emphasis: N:Amputate

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102363033    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 5 9
Current Violations 4 5 9
Initial Penalty $9,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,200
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $250 $2,450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A03 II 03/23/2009 03/30/2009 $580 $3,950 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100305 B01 II 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $1,070 $1,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 50104 A 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $100 $1,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02001 Other 19100132 D02 03/23/2009 04/27/2009 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02002 Other 19100303 B02 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02003 Other 19100303 G01 II 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02004 Other 19100305 G01 IV 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02005 Other 19100305 G02 III 03/23/2009 03/26/2009 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202574166Event: 01/13/2009Employee Amputates Three Fingers In Press
On January 13, 2009, Employee #1 was using a Chicago Press Brake to punch holes into stock called Chew Trays. The Chew Trays measured 11.5 in. in length, 6 in. in width, and 0.125 in. in height. They were used for animal feeders in laboratory settings. The operator placed the stock into the press brake by hand and pressed the foot pedal, which was used in punching holes operation. Employee #1, during this operation, put his hand in the point of operation, when the press came down. It crushed three fingers on this right hand. Employee #1 pulled his right fingers out of the press with his left hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, brake, finger, foot control, machine operator, caught between, point of operation, struck by, punch press, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312810716 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified
2 312810716 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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