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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1576042.015 - Lowe'S Home Centers, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Erie

 

Inspection Nr: 1576042.015
Report ID: 0336000
Date Opened: 02/01/2022

Site Address:
Lowe'S Home Centers, Llc
100 Lowes Blvd.
Clearfield, PA 16830

Mailing Address:
100 Lowes Blvd., Clearfield, PA 16830

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 444110/Home Centers


Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/21/2022

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 08/16/2022


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1858261 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $16,575 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,575
Current Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $1,200 $0 $9,200
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 19100009 B 07/22/2022 08/10/2022 $8,000 $10,360 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 19100303 B01 II 07/22/2022 08/10/2022 $1,200 $6,215 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 143352.015
Event: 01/23/2022
Employee Amputates Finger When Reaching Into Dust Collector

At 10:30 a.m. on January 23, 2022, an employee was cleaning out a dust collector behind a saw when he noticed a clog in the collector. The employee reached behi nd the saw and removed the dust collector bag. The employee then reached into th e collector while it was still running and his hand was caught by the rotating p arts. The employee amputated his finger, requiring hospitalization.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, catch point, caught by, dust collector, energized, finger, hand, lack of work procedures, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, rotating parts, saw

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1576042.015 Hospitalized injury
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