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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 5 7
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $14,895 $0 $0 $1,780 $0 $16,675
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $960 $0 $960
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 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $275 $275 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3439 A 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $0 $135 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3314 H 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $135 $410 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01004 Other 3203 A07 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $0 $410 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01005 Other 3441 A 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $0 $550 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 02001 Other 3314 F 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $0 $495 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 03001 Other 3314 A 09/22/2000 10/25/2000 $550 $14,400 $0 10/25/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201063153 Event: 04/24/2000Employee Injured When Run Over By Baler
Employee #1 and a coworker were cleaning up a field on which a lot of loose twine was strewn that was getting caught in the spikes of the hay balers. Each of them was driving a tractor and baler. They were at opposite sides of the field when Employee #1 stopped his tractor, left the motor on, and dismounted to manually remove some twine from his baler. He was kneeling between the baler and the tractor, loosening the twine from the baler spikes, when his tractor moved ahead and pulled the baler forward. The baler motor was also on, but the clutch was disengaged. The baler ran over Employee #1 fracturing his collarbone, jaw, and left arm, impaling his shoulder, and damaging his vocal cords. The coworker observed the tractor moving and saw Employee #1 on the ground as he passed by. Employee #1 was hospitalized at two different facilities for a total of five weeks.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle in gear, agriculture, work rules, cleaning, collarbone, baler, mech mat handling, face, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120278775 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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