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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315908830 - Spx Corporation-Weil-Mclain

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Winston-Salem

Nr: 315908830Report ID: 0453720Open Date: 09/15/2011

Spx Corporation-Weil-Mclain
523 S. New St.
Eden, NC 27288
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3433/Heating Equipment, Except Electric and Warm Air Furnaces
NAICS: 333414/Heating Equipment (except Warm Air Furnaces) Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/30/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/30/2011
Emphasis: S:Program Improvements

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100217 E01 I 12/01/2011 12/06/2011 $6,300 $6,300 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100217 E01 II 12/01/2011 12/06/2011 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200074789Event: 08/13/2011Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Press
On August 13, 2011, Employee #1 was reaching into the point of operation of a press to adjust air ejection. The press operator was standing at the back of press using the inch control to adjust the press ram to top dead center. The press closed on Employee 1's right hand, crushing it. He was hospitalized for amputations of his index and middle fingers. The front of the press was guarded by a light curtain that failed to function properly.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, equipment failure, caught between, point of operation, press operator, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315908830 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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