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Inspection: 316723139 - Sinclair Systems International, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 316723139Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 05/08/2013

Sinclair Systems International, Llc
3115 S. Willow Ave
Fresno, CA 93725
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2759/Commercial Printing, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 323115/Digital Printing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/22/2013
Close Case:09/16/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3314 D 07/25/2013 08/12/2013 $9,000 $18,000 $0 08/14/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201497807Event: 04/22/2013Employee Amputates Finger When Caught Between Rotating Coil
On April 4, 2013, Employee #1, a press operator, was setting up a label making machine when he noticed the tab powder unit was not working. The employee then placed his hand into the tab powder hopper to feel around for any clogs. As he did so, his right hand middle finger got caught between the rotating coil of the powder transfer tube and the edge of the tube. The employee was taken to an area hospital emergency room staff, where he received a reattachment attempt to his partial amputation of his finger to the first distal joint. The emergency room was unsuccessful in the reattachment attempt. Employee #1 hospitalized for three days.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, power press, finger, clogged, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316723139 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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