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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
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 3314 A 01/16/2003 01/21/2003 $0 $18,000 $0 03/21/2003 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201172335 Event: 08/02/2002Employee Fingers Amputated From Mower Blades
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on July 2, 2002, Employee #1, an inmate from Millcreek State Prison, was mowing lawns at a correctional office training center when, for some reason, he stuck his hand underneath the rotary lawnmower while the motor was running. Three of his fingers were either lacerated or amputated. Employee #1 was transported to the correctional facility's hospital in Manteca and then transferred to a hospital in San Francisco, where he underwent surgery to reattach his fingers. Employee #1 had tied back the deadman control with a plastic snap tie.
Keywords: amputated, finger, laceration, lawn mower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120152657 Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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