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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,870 $0 $1,870
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $935 $0 $935
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 B02 11/01/2002 11/29/2002 $375 $375 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 25000025 11/01/2002 11/06/2002 $560 $560 $0 -
Deleted 3. 01003 Other 3276 B 11/01/2002 11/29/2003 $0 $935 $0 11/21/2002 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 120164926 Event: 05/10/2002Employee'S Finger Amputated When Splinter Caught In Ring
At 5:30 a.m. on May 10, 2002, Employee #1, a warehouse personnel, was lowering the merchandise from the racks in the warehouse so they could be relocated to the display shelves. She was scanning a box of cushions that was on a rack 9 ft 10 in. high from the floor in the warehouse. She placed a 6-ft stepladder on the floor a few feet away from where the box was. The aluminum stepladder was manufactured by Davidson with the Model Number 527-06. While standing with one foot on the top rung and the other on the top cap of the ladder, Employee #1 stretched her right arm to reach the box but the ladder displaced. It appears that Employee #1 was probably hanging on a pallet that was near her when the ladder fell to the floor. As Employee #1's body was falling to the floor, a splinter of wood that was still attached to the pallet caught in the ring that she was wearing and amputated her left fourth finger.
Keywords: splinter, wood chips, amputated, warehouse, finger, stepladder, ring, caught by, pallet
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120164926 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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