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Inspection: 102035904 - Eastern Shore Fibre Company Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 1

Nr: 102035904Report ID: 0352410Open Date: 03/19/1986

Eastern Shore Fibre Company Incorporated
100 Goodwill Avenue
Cambridge, MD 21613
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5093/Scrap and Waste Materials
Mailing: P.O. Box 518, Hurlock, MD 21643

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/20/1986
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360750111    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $810 $0 $0 $0 $0 $810
Current Penalty $810 $0 $0 $0 $0 $810
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100169 B03 III 04/09/1986 04/11/1986 $330 $330 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 19100212 A01 04/09/1986 04/11/1986 $480 $480 $0 -
  3. 03001 Other 890032 E A 04/09/1986 04/11/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 03002 Other 890032 F A 04/09/1986 04/11/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 03003 Other 890032 H A 04/09/1986 04/11/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14198436Event: 03/11/1986Employee'S Left Leg Fractured When Caught In Conveyor
Employee #1 was cleaning scrap paper from a paper shredding machine. The shredding knives were turned off. The guard enclosure over the shredder was placed in the open position. Employee #1 stepped into the shredder compartment. The conveyor that carries the material into the shredder compartment was running so that the Employee #1 could clean the scrap from the area. He was standing on an 8-in.-wide metal plate immediately adjacent to two revolving rollers 8 in. in diameter. Employee #1's left foot came into contact with the revolving rollers and his foot and leg where pulled into and between the two rollers. The coworker working nearby turned the machine off. The machine was then restarted and the rollers were reversed, so that Employee #1's leg could be freed from the machine. The leg below the knee, and the foot were crushed and the bones fractured. Employee #1 was transported by helicopter to Peninsula General Hospital, Salisbury MD.
Keywords: fracture, paper shredder, scalp, cleaning, roller conveyor, crushed, conveyor, foot, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102035904 Hospitalized injury Fracture Compressing and compacting machine operators

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