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Inspection: 119829018 - Home Depot Store #6673

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 119829018Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 10/10/2000

Home Depot Store #6673
9700 Lower Azusa Ave
El Monte, CA 91731
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5251/Hardware Stores
Mailing: 2455 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/28/2000
Close Case:11/05/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $375 $0 $18,375
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $375 $0 $18,375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 12/01/2000 01/03/2001 $375 $375 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3203 A07 12/01/2000 12/09/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201793312Event: 09/29/2000Employee Cuts Hand When Operating Radial Arm Saw
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on September 29, 2000, the Home Depot, Store Number 6673, employed Employee #1 as a sales associate. The employee was using a Dewalt Model GE, five horsepower, 220/440V, 16-in. radial arm saw, Serial Number 26895, to cut seven pieces of 2-in. by 4-in. lumber for a customer. Employee #1 was standing in front of the saw operating it with his left hand while holding the work piece with his right hand. Not realizing that his right hand was in the saw's path of travel, Employee #1 initiated the saw's operating motion cutting his hand between the middle and index fingers. The laceration extended to the wrist on the top portion of Employee #1's hand and to the mid-palm area on the bottom portion.
Keywords: finger, work rules, laceration, lumber, struck by, blade, unguarded, table saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119829018 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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