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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,700 $0 $2,700
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,350 $0 $1,350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040029 B01 07/20/2010 08/06/2010 $450 $900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19040029 B01 07/20/2010 08/06/2010 $450 $900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 19040029 B01 07/20/2010 08/06/2010 $450 $900 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201523602 Event: 02/18/2010Employee'S Fingers Are Injured In Seamer Machine
Employee #1 was attempting to fix a seamer machine, which a coworker was having difficulty with. The coworker was operating the seamer machine to weld two pieces of material together. The pieces had been cut uneven and the coworker asked Employee #1 to come to the machine to see if the material could be fixed. Employee #1 attempted to place the pieces into the machine then set the material holder down to hold them in place. The bottom piece kept popping out. Employee #1 tried this a few times and the bottom piece kept popping out. Employee #1 then set and manually held the pieces in place and then told the coworker to press the buttons. The coworker was looking at Employee #1 when the buttons were pressed. The coworker heard the machine start and Employee #1 screamed when the upper machine part came down on her fingers. The nature of the injury to Employee #1's fingers was not provided in the original narrative.
Keywords: finger, welder, welding, caught between, crushed, arc welding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314066465 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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