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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1567433.015 - Vermeer Manufacturing Company

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa


Inspection Nr: 1567433.015
Report ID: 0751910
Open Date: 12/08/2021

Site Address:
Vermeer Manufacturing Company
1210 Vermeer Road East
Pella, IA 50219

Mailing Address:
1210 Vermeer Road East, Pella, IA 50219

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 333120/Construction Machinery Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/13/2022


Close Case:03/02/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1840139 Yes Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $8,290 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,290
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $10,000 $0 $10,000
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 Other 19100147 C04 I 02/01/2022 02/25/2022 $10,000 $8,290 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 141746.015
Event: 12/06/2021
Employee Amputates Finger In Wind Roller Of Overhead Door

At 10:30 a.m. on December 6, 2021, an employee was holding the exterior overhead door cover on the exterior of a building while a coworker installed the hinges. As the work was ongoing, a forklift operator inside the building, unaware of th e two employees working outside, activated the overhead door opener to open the door. The exterior door and wind roller activated and pinched the employee's rig ht ring finger between the roller and the door frame causing an amputation. The employee was treated without hospitalization.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, caught between, finger, frame, installing, overhead door, pinched, power roller, start button

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1567433.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
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