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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111526836 - T D K Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 3

Nr: 111526836Report ID: 1055330Open Date: 09/04/1990

T D K Inc
Lot #39
Port Ludlow, WA 98365
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
Mailing: Po Box 2806, Port Angeles, WA 98362

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/18/1990
Close Case:02/12/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361028517    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $120
Current Penalty $120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $120
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1550010001 B 10/09/1990 01/09/1991 $120 $120 $0 10/16/1990 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 02001 Other 1550011002 10/09/1990 10/16/1990 $0 $0 $0 10/16/1990 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 02002 Other 1550012001 A 10/09/1990 01/09/1991 $0 $0 $0 10/16/1990 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170248389Event: 07/31/1990Employee'S Finger Nearly Severed By Circular Saw
Employee #1 was ripping a 1/2 in. piece of siding material (wood board) with a Makita 7-in. circular saw. He was holding the board with his left hand and ripping the board with his right hand. While his left hand was holding the board behind the saw, the saw kicked back, cutting and nearly severing four fingers on his left hand. The saw blade had been adjusted to cut 2 in. thick material and had not been re-adjusted for the thinner 1/2 in. material. The fact that the material was being held improperly was also a contributing factor to the accident.
Keywords: board, kick back, work rules, construction, circular saw, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111526836 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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