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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
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. 01001A Serious 2200080101 06/10/1987 06/19/1987 $240 $240 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100212 A01 06/10/1987 06/13/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 4000402 06/10/1987 06/19/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 996579 Event: 11/11/1986Employee Injured By Rotating Cutter Blades
AT APPROXIMATELY 8:30 PM ON NOVEMBER 11, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SETTING UP A ROCKWELL BARREL CUTTER (SER # 2445). HE WAS LEANING AGAINST THE BLADES (THE BLADE GUARD HAD BEEN REMOVED) ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE MACHINE WHILE MAKING ADJUSTMENTS. SUDDENLY THE BLADES BEGAN TO ROTATE, EITHER FROM A MECHANICAL FAILURE OR ACCIDENTAL ACTIVATION BY EMPLOYEE #1. FROM THE BLOOD ON 2 OF THE BLADES IT IS APPARENT THE THEY ROTATED ABOUT 3/4 OF A REVOLUTION BEFORE THEY STOPPED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR TREATMENT OF CHEST UNJURIES, INCLUDING TWO RIBS WHICH WERE CUT BY THE BLADES.
Keywords: chest, maintenance, lockout, laceration, rib, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103946943 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Slicing and cutting machine operators

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