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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102085784 - K. D. Specialties

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 102085784Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 02/14/1986

K. D. Specialties
673 Simpson Ave.
Salt Lake City, UT 84125
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5949/Sewing, Needlework, and Piece Goods Stores
Mailing: P.O.Box 26425, Salt Lake City, UT 84125

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/14/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/10/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360780084    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other GEN001402 03/18/1986 02/14/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 690792Event: 02/13/1986Employee'S Arm Caught In Fabric Rolling Machine
EMPLOYEE #1, A FABRIC STORE EMPLOYEE, WAS DIRECTED TO ROLL SOME MORE BOLTS OF POWDER JACKET MATERIAL. SHE WAS USING A DOUBLE-AND-FOLD MACHINE. THE EMPLOYEE PLACED A ROLL OF FABRIC ON THE MACHINE SO THAT IT COULD BE ROLLED INTO BOLTS. SHE THREADED THE FABRIC THROUGH THE TENSION BARS OF THE MACHINE BY HAND, AS IS REQUIRED. WITH THE BOARD HOLDER TURNING IN REVERSE, THE EMPLOYEE STARTED TO FEED THE FABRIC ONTO THE BOLT BOARD. HER HAND SOMEHOW BECAME CAUGHT IN THE FABRIC ON THE BOLT BOARD. THE MACHINE PULLED HER INTO THE ROLLING MECHANISM UNTIL, IN DESPERATION, SHE WAS ABLE TO REVERSE THE DIRECTION OF THE MACHINE. SHE WAS TREATED AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL FOR CONTUSIONS AND MUSCLE STRAIN OF THE LEFT SHOULDER. THE EMPLOYEE STARTED WORKING FOR THE COMPANY ON JANUARY 27, 1986.
Keywords: mech mat handling, arm, entangled, hand, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102085784 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Sales workers, other commodities

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