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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $5,000 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $75,000
Current Penalty $2,500 $52,500 $0 $0 $0 $55,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 I 06/27/1995 07/15/1995 $2,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Willful 19100212 A03 II 06/27/1995 06/30/1995 $52,500 $70,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 509752 Event: 04/19/1995Employee'S Finger Amputated In Wrapping Cutter
Employee #1 was removing wrapped trays from a conveyor after the trays were automatically over wrapped. After the trays were wrapped, a set of mechanical jaws cut the wrapping. The point of operation hazard was guarded with a hinged cover that was manufactured with an interlock. The interlock was defective, allowing the machine to operate with the guard raised, exposing the point of operation. The production line always operated with the guard up. Employee #1 accidentally reached too far when removing the trays and her left middle finger was pinched off between the jaws.
Keywords: amputated, inadequate maint, finger, work rules, interlock, point of operation, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107243909 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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