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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,875
Current Penalty $1,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,875
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4184 A 07/29/2010 08/03/2010 $1,875 $1,875 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202551719 Event: 04/12/2010Employee Amputates Finger In Injection Molding Die
At 3:10 a.m. on May 12, 2010, Employee #1 was removing molding product from a plastic injection molding die. A time delayed die ejection pin not controlled by the interlock system continued to be operational after the interlock mechanism shut off power in order for Employee #1 to remove a molded promotional product from the Plastar TM-145G Injection Molding Machine Serial Number 1034070 die. As Employee #1 removed the molded product the ejection ping retracted and pinched and partially amputated the employees' right middle finger tip. The accident was reported to DOSH at 2:00 p.m. on May 12, 2010.
Keywords: amputated, pin, finger, molding machine, pinned, interlock, casting die
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313165854 Hospitalized injury Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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