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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1216991.015 - Vvf Kansas Services Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 1216991.015Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 03/14/2017

Vvf Kansas Services Llc
1705 Kansas Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66105
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 325611/Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing
Mailing: 1705 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66105

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/14/2017
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:05/05/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1189373 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,519 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,519
Current Penalty $4,563 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,563
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 04/05/2017 05/01/2017 $4,563 $6,519 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 93857.015Event: 03/06/2017Employee Amputates Finger In Plodder Machine
At 4:15 p.m. on March 6, 2017, an employee was operating a plodder machine with a rotating auger that was used to recycle bars of soap. During operation, the employee placed his hand under the machine's guard to remove a plastic dust cover. His hand contacted the rotating auger, amputating the tip of his right middle finger.
Keywords: caught in, finger, guard, amputation, auger mechanism
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1216991.015 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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