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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119932903 - Tony Litman/J.R. Dev. Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 119932903Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 12/11/1992

Tony Litman/J.R. Dev. Co.
9730 Amestoy Street
Northridge, CA 91325
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/11/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:03/04/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $250 $0 $3,250
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $250 $0 $700
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 12/21/1992 01/08/1993 $250 $250 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3203 A07 12/21/1992 01/08/1993 $450 $3,000 $0 02/19/1993 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170698468Event: 12/10/1992Employee'S Finger Severed By Skil Saw In Kick Back
Employee #1, of J.K. Development, was using a Skil saw to saw short blocks of wood from a 2 in. by 1 in. strip of wood braced by a short section of 2 in. by 4 in. wood block lying on the concrete floor. The saw penetrated the concrete floor, kicked back, and severed Employee #1's left ring finger and severely cut two adjoining fingers. The ring finger was reattached, but prognosis indicates a long rehabilitation time.
Keywords: kick back, portable power tool, severed, finger, construction, circular saw, laceration, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119932903 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenter apprentices

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