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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120181565 - Work Training Center

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 120181565Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 04/21/1997

Work Training Center
5th & Mitchell
Oroville, CA 95965
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8331/Job Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Mailing: 2233 Fair Street, Chico, CA 95928

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/21/1997
Close Case:05/28/1998

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361676273    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 3314 A 05/29/1997 04/21/1997 $0 $5,000 $0 10/07/1997 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170614390Event: 04/02/1997Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Push Mower
On April 2, 1997, Employee #1, a supervisor for a company that trains and employs the handicapped, was investigating why the blades of a 36 in. walk-behind push mower were not turning properly. The motor was running and the tension lever disengaged when he pulled on a V-belt. This put tension on the drive pulley, which started up. Employee #1's left ring finger was pulled into the nip point, amputating the tip.
Keywords: amputated, repair, finger, work rules, caught by, lawn mower, v-belt, nip point, pulley, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120181565 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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