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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
Current Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100217 C02 IA 10/22/1985 10/25/1985 $280 $280 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100217 C03 VI 10/22/1985 10/25/1985 $280 $280 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19100217 B04 II 10/22/1985 10/25/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19100217 B08 I 10/22/1985 10/25/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02003 Other 19100217 D06 I 10/22/1985 10/31/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14568133 Event: 08/09/1985Thumb Lacerated In Die Of Power Press
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A ROUSSELLE FULL REVOLUTION POWER PRESS, COMPANY #16, WHICH WAS PROVIDED WITH HAND RESTRAINTS. COMPANY POLICY IS THAT THE RESTRAINTS ARE CHECKED AND ADJUSTED DAILY BY THE SUPERVISOR AND INITIALED BY THE OPERATOR. HOWEVER, THIS WAS NOT DONE ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT. EMPLOYEE #1 DID NOT HAVE THE RESTRAINTS ADJUSTED PROPERLY. THEY ALLOWED HER TO REACH INTO THE POINT OF OPERATION. SHE RECEIVED A LACERATION TO HER RIGHT THUMB, REQUIRING 3 STITCHES TO CLOSE, WHEN THE DIE DESCENDED. THE COMPANY COULD HAVE PREVENTED THIS ACCIDENT BY FOLLOWING ITS OWN PROCEDURES FOR DAILY ADJUSTMENT OF THE HAND RESTRAINTS.
Keywords: die, power press, work rules, thumb, laceration, point of operation, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3211901 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Punching and stamping press machine operators

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