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Inspection Detail

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 4002 A 06/22/1992 06/22/1992 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170156244 Event: 03/18/1992Employee'S Finger Amputated By Screw Conveyor
Employee #1, the assistant foreman of the rendering department of Clougherty Packing Co., was working on the night shift when he noticed grease pouring from the bottom of the trough covering the bottom of a screw conveyor. The conveyor transported grease and solids into a rendering vat. The conveyor was located over a grease pit, below the surface of the concrete floor; thus, it was difficult to check the bottom of the trough by sight. When Employee #1 felt the bottom of the trough, his glove was caught by the moving screw, and his right index finger was pulled in and amputated.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, screw conveyor, finger, glove, caught by, conveyor, blind reaching
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112158621 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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