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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315525808 - United Metal Products Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 315525808Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 08/26/2011

United Metal Products Inc
671 N Poplar
Orange, CA 92868
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3469/Metal Stampings, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 332116/Metal Stamping
Mailing: 234 N Sherman Ave, Corona, CA 92882

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/19/2012
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/12/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102768652    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 6 7
Current Violations 1 6 7
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $3,740 $0 $18,140
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $1,280 $0 $15,680
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 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $275 $685 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 01002 Other 3314 E 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $185 $515 $0 A - Amendment
  3. 01003 Other 3314 G 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $275 $685 $0 A - Amendment
  4. 01004 Other 4190 B 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $135 $205 $0 A - Amendment
  5. 01005 Other 4203 B 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $135 $825 $0 A - Amendment
  6. 01006 Other 4208 A 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $275 $825 $0 A - Amendment
  7. 02001 Serious 4214 A 01/19/2012 01/24/2012 $14,400 $14,400 $0 02/13/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202553897Event: 07/25/2011Employee'S Finger Amputated By Press Machine
On July 25, 2011, Employee #1 a full time permanent employee working as a machine operator of brake presses and power operated presses for United Metal Products, Inc., was operating a 50 ton press brake manufactured by Dreis and Krump, model No. 810C, serial number 11864. Employee #1 was to place two lengthwise folds on a 20 by 14 gauge of sheet metal 10 feet long by 10.75 inches wide. Employee #1 was holding the sheet metal to be folded in the press brake with his left hand. When Employee #1 activated the press with his right hand, the four finger tips of his left hand were amputated. Employee #2 was another assigned to work occasionally at the Orange location, and had taped 1 button down of a 2-hand control for activating the press, one and a half months earlier. Employees #1 and #2 claimed that the employer was aware of the situation and did not take action to correct the unsafe condition.
Keywords: amputated, hand control, sheet metal, power press, press brake, finger, point of operation, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315525808 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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