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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315528620 - Wages Rodeo Silversmith And Engravers

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 315528620Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 04/20/2012

Wages Rodeo Silversmith And Engravers
1598-C S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2387/Apparel belts
NAICS: 315999/Other Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
Mailing: 1598-C S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/16/2012
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/03/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,375 $0 $16,175
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,050 $0 $15,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 08/16/2012 08/21/2012 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/24/2012 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 08/16/2012 09/15/2012 $50 $375 $0 08/24/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Serious 4206 A 08/16/2012 08/21/2012 $10,800 $10,800 $0 08/24/2012 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202554721Event: 03/28/2012Employee Amputates Left Index Finger In Power Press
On March 28, 2012, Employee #1 was operating an unguarded full-revolution power-operated press manufactured by Diamond with a capacity of 15 tons. The Serial Number was 151552. Employee #1 was placing the bar to be bent into the point of operation. The bar was to be bent at 90 degree angles at either end. The measurements at either end were to be approximately one inch with the central straight portion at approximately 1.5 to 2 inches. The press was actuated by a foot pedal. Employee #1, an operator of the machine for 22 years, indicated the machine had never lowered on its own and believed that he must have pressed the pedal while he was placing the part to be bent into the point of operation. Employer #1 said he checked the press and verified the mechanical single stroke control was functioning. He indicated there was no way the press could cycle on its own without the pedal being pressed. At the time of the inspection, the Division observed the press without point of operation guarding or any other device to safeguard employees from crushing injuries or amputations and concluded that the cause of the amputation was a violation of T8 CCR 4206(a), lack of point of operation devices or guards to be used on power operated presses.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, guard, machine operator, point of operation, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315528620 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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