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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101915056 - Northrup King Company

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 101915056Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 10/14/1985

Northrup King Company
510 N. 12th Street
Washington, IA 52353
Union Status: Union
SIC: 5191/Farm Supplies

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/14/1985
Close Case:11/03/1986

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
Current Penalty $240 $0 $0 $0 $0 $240
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 10/31/1985 11/18/1985 $240 $240 $0 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 673277Event: 10/14/1985Gloves Caught In Husking Rolls; Fingers Lacerated
EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2, WORKING AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS AT THE WORK SITE, EXPERIENCED SIMILAR ACCIDENTS ON THE SAME DAY. THEY WERE PULLING HUSKS FROM EARS OF CORN AS THEY EMERGED FROM HUSKING BED MACHINES. THEY WERE BOTH WERE WEARING GLOVES. AS THEY REACHED FOR EARS OF CORN THAT WERE STUCK IN THE ROLLS, THE ROTATING PARTS CAUGHT THEIR GLOVES. BOTH EMPLOYEES SUFFERED LACERATED FINGERS. THERE WERE NO AMPUTATIONS.
Keywords: finger, glove, corn, jammed, lockout, roller--mach/part, laceration, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101915056 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction
2 101915056 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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