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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 115089419 - Buscher Brothers Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 115089419Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 10/14/1998

Buscher Brothers Inc.
1015 N. Main
Algona, IA 50511
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5083/Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment
Mailing: 1015 N. Main, Algona, IA 50511

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/14/1998
Close Case:12/11/1998

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
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 Serious 19100147 C04 I 11/12/1998 12/02/1998 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I 11/12/1998 12/02/1998 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171048663Event: 09/02/1998Employee'S Finger Amputated In Manure Spreader
Employee #1 was using a manure spreader when a chain from the PTO shaft/shield caught his glove, amputating part of his left ring finger.
Keywords: chain, clothing, amputated, rotating shaft, finger, glove, caught by, power take-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 115089419 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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