Inspection: 1273012.015 - Energy Panel Structures Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Iowa
Energy Panel Structures Inc.
102 E. Industrial Park
Graettinger, IA 51342
Po Box 238, Graettinger, IA 51342
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 321992/Prefabricated Wood Building Manufacturing
Inspection Type: Referral
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/13/2017
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:Amputate, S:Tempworkers
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100213 L02||02/08/2018||$3,500||$3,500||$0||Z - Issued|
At 4:52 p.m. on August 29, 2017, Employee #1 was drilling holes in a two by four piece of wood using a drill press. The lumber got caught on the drill bit and t he employee attempted to remove it, without de-energizing the equipment. Part of the chuck guard was missing and Employee #1's hand became caught in the drill press. The employee sustained a fractured hand with possible amputation. Reconst ructive hand surgery was reported to occur.
Keywords:amputation, caught in, drill, drill press, hand, lockout/tagout, machine guarding
|1||1273012.015||Hospitalized injury||Laborers, except construction|