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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1484477.015 - Roanoke Cement Company, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2


Inspection Nr: 1484477.015
Report ID: 0355112
Date Opened: 07/22/2020

Site Address:
Roanoke Cement Company, Llc
1332 Priority Lane
Chesapeake, VA 23324

Mailing Address:
3501 Warbro Road, Midlothian, VA 23112

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 327320/Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/03/2020

Emphasis: P:Amputate, N:Amputate

Case Closed: 09/23/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1627273 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,135 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,135
Current Penalty $9,135 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,135
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. 01001A Serious 16VAC25-60.120 08/12/2020 08/27/2020 $9,135 $9,135 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 D04 I 08/12/2020 08/27/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127928.015
Event: 07/20/2020
Employee Amputates Finger While Unclogging Rotary Airlock Fe

At 10:30 a.m. on July 20, 2020, an employee was reaching into a dust collector t o remove a clump of hardened cement which was blocking cement powder from flowin g down through the Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc. Rotary Airlock Feeder. The clump ha d stopped the rotor from completing a turn. The employee reached in to remove th e clump allowing the rotor to rotate. The employee had his hand in the point of operation and amputated the tip of his left index finger requiring medical treat ment. The employee was not hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, cement powder, dust collector, finger, fingertip, guard, hand, jammed, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, maintenance, material handling, partial amputation, pinched, point of operation

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1484477.015 Non Hospitalized injury Industrial engineering technicians
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