Inspection: 312905029 - Kiss Cabinets, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas
Nr: 312905029Report ID:0953220Open Date: 04/28/2009
Kiss Cabinets, Inc.
5070 West Patrick Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2434/Wood Kitchen Cabinets
NAICS: 337110/Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:06/19/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/01/2009
Emphasis: N:Amputate
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1

Current Violations 1

Initial Penalty 525

Current Penalty 525

FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100213 S09 07/08/2009 07/21/2009 $525 $525 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201044229Event: 04/27/2009Employee Amputates Thumb While Using Arbor Saw
On April 27, 2009, Employee #1 was using a Powermatic tilting arbor saw to cut a piece of solid wood that was 18 in. long, 2 in. wide with a depth of 0.75 in. The arbor saw had an adjustable guard that self-adjusted as the work piece was pushed past the blade. As Employee #1 pushed the wood piece past the blade, it started to move violently. Employee #1 attempted to steady the wood piece by placing his left hand on the wood piece and applying pressure. While he did this, his left thumb contacted the blade, amputating it. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital, where doctors reattach the amputated thumb. After he underwent the surgical procedure, he was hospitalized.
Keywords: electric saw, amputated, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312905029 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported