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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111969358 - Todd Devaughn Roofing

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 111969358Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 04/05/1995

Todd Devaughn Roofing
6120 Brophy Road
Marysville, CA 95901
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
Mailing: 1887 Woodland Circle, Marysville, CA 95901

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/05/1995
Close Case:08/15/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $215 $0 $215
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $215 $0 $215
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 05/09/1995 05/25/1995 $85 $85 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 5194 E01 05/09/1995 05/25/1995 $130 $130 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170360275Event: 03/29/1995Employee'S Finger Severed When Saw Kicks Back
At 11:00 a.m. on March 29, 1995, Employee #1 was repairing the 3:12 pitch roof of a single-story residence. He was ripping 1 in. of a 16 in. long 1 by 4 when the 7 1/4 in. blade of his Makita portable circular saw struck a knot near the end of the cut. The saw kicked back, severing his left little finger. Employee #1 later stated that he had made the cut numerous times before without a problem. The accident resulted from Employee #1 encountering a knot when he was not cutting on a good work surface.
Keywords: kick back, portable power tool, severed, finger, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111969358 Hospitalized injury Amputation Roofers

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