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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4070 A 01/29/1999 02/03/1999 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/16/1999 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170853352 Event: 12/11/1998Employee'S Fingertips Amputated In Conveyor Pulley
Employee #1, a bakery machine operator, saw a towel caught in the operating belt and pulley drive of a belt conveyor. She was reaching her right hand through an open space in the pulley guard to retrieve the towel when her fingers contacted the pulley. The tips of her middle and ring fingers were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, work rules, belt conveyor, conveyor, pulley, conveyor belt, blind reaching
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120249263 Hospitalized injury Amputation Roasting and baking machine operators, food

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