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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1247415.015 - Brl Holdings, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham


Inspection Nr: 1247415.015
Report ID: 0418300
Date Opened: 07/17/2017

Site Address:
Brl Holdings, Inc.
5205 5th Avenue North
Bessemer, AL 35020

Mailing Address:
5205 5th Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 423860/Transportation Equipment and Supplies (except Motor Vehicle) Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/04/2018

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 01/03/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1239058 Yes
Inspection 1248194 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $5,174 $129,336 $10,347 $0 $0 $144,857
Current Penalty $0 $0 $97,400 $2,600 $0 $100,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19100178 L01 I 01/05/2018 01/14/2019 $2,600 $5,174 $0 01/30/2018 J - ALJ Decision  
2. 02001 Repeat 19100212 A01 01/05/2018 $92,200 $129,336 $0 01/30/2018 J - ALJ Decision  
3. 03001 Repeat 19100147 C06 I 01/05/2018 01/14/2019 $5,200 $10,347 $0 01/30/2018 J - ALJ Decision  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 97209.015
Event: 07/10/2017
Employee'S Arm Is Amputated When It Is Caught In A Conveyor

At 5:50 p.m. on July 10, 2017, an employee was attempting to remove a spike from underneath a conveyor. The spike was under the conveyor near an unguarded belt and pulley. The employee's hand was pulled into the belt and pulley and his rig ht arm was amputated at or near the shoulder.

Keywords:amputation, arm, belt, conveyor, conveyor belt, pulley, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1247415.015 Hospitalized injury
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