EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
APPEALS BOARD

Summary of New England SHeet Metal Works - decision after reconsideration

A serious, accident-related violation of section 4214(a) [failure to provide point of operation guard] was found — Employer’s press brake crushed an employee’s hand when he inadvertently put his hand between the dies.

New England Sheet Metal Works, 02-2091 version

December 6, 2005