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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314566423 - Wheelabrator Portsmouth

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2

 

Inspection Nr: 314566423
Report ID: 0355112
Open Date: 06/11/2010

Site Address:
Wheelabrator Portsmouth
3809 Elm Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23704

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:4911

NAICS: 221119/Other Electric Power Generation


Inspection Type: Planned

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/15/2010

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:10/22/2010


Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 10 10
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $25,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,200
Current Penalty $6,390 $0 $0 $500 $0 $6,890
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 Serious VAC0120 08/17/2010 08/21/2010 $500 $2,695 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision  
2. 01002 Serious 19100022 A01 08/17/2010 08/25/2010 $1,155 $1,155 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Serious 19100023 C01 08/17/2010 08/25/2010 $1,925 $1,925 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision Citation has been deleted.
4. 01004 Serious 19100024 H 08/17/2010 08/25/2010 $500 $1,540 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision  
5. 01005 Serious 19100147 C01 08/17/2010 08/21/2010 $4,900 $4,900 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision Citation has been deleted.
6. 01006 Serious 19100147 C04 I 08/17/2010 08/25/2010 $2,695 $2,695 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision  
7. 01007 Serious 19100147 D06 08/17/2010 08/27/2010 $4,900 $4,900 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision Citation has been deleted.
8. 01008 Serious 19100212 A03 II 08/17/2010 09/03/2010 $2,695 $2,695 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision  
9. 01009 Serious 19100303 B06 08/17/2010 09/03/2010 $1,540 $1,540 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision Citation has been deleted.
10. 01010 Other 19100305 A02 IX 08/17/2010 08/27/2010 $500 $1,155 $0 08/20/2010 Y - State Decision  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200925972
Event: 06/10/2010
Employee Suffers Hand Amputation

On June 10, 2010, Employee #1 of Wheelabrator Portsmouth was attempting to gain traction on the drive roller of a conveyor belt system by using rags to wipe excess water from the roller and underside of the conveyor, when he became entrapped between the roller and belt. Employee #1's left hand was separated from his wrist and remained attached only by a small piece of soft tissue.

Keywords:amputated, roller conveyor, conveyor belt, hand

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314566423 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified
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