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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1398430.015 - Smith-Blair, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock


Inspection Nr: 1398430.015
Report ID: 0627100
Open Date: 05/03/2019

Site Address:
Smith-Blair, Inc.
30 Globe Avenue
Texarkana, AR 71854

Mailing Address:
30 Globe Avenue, Texarkana, AR 71854

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 333318 

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/03/2019

Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Fabmetsh

Close Case:11/12/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1449763 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $9,472 $132,598 $0 $0 $0 $142,070
Current Penalty $0 $66,300 $0 $5,700 $0 $72,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Willful 19100212 A01 08/21/2019 09/19/2019 $66,300 $132,598 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other 19101030 F01 I 08/21/2019 09/19/2019 $5,700 $9,472 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 115965.015
Event: 04/26/2019
Employee Amputates Fingers While Cutting Stainless Steel

At approximately 3:50 p.m. on April 26, 2019, an employee was cutting stainless steel using a shear. An employee and a coworker were feeding 30 wide, 19 gauge s teel backward through mechanical shears. While feeding the steel, the coworker activated the shear as the employee's hand was in the point of operation. This caused amputation of the tips of three fingers on his left hand. The employee w as not hospitalized.

Keywords:amputation, cutting, finger, point of operation, shear, steel

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1398430.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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