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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $23,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $500 $0 $18,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3272 B 12/14/2011 12/19/2011 $500 $500 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 4353 A01 C 12/14/2011 12/19/2011 $18,000 $22,500 $0 01/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170627376 Event: 10/12/2011Employee Sustains Fractures When Caught In Cardboard Baler
On October 12, 2011, a coworker asked Employee #1 to assist him with the removal of a bale in the cardboard baler. Employee #1 reached into the machine through the open door. His hand hit the ram lever, causing the ram to go up. His wrist was caught between the ram and the frame of the machine. Employee #1 sustained a broken arm and wrist. He was taken to the hospital, where he remained for two days.
Keywords: fracture, baler door, caught between, baler, arm, ram, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119919348 Hospitalized injury Fracture Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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