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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125632307 - Walters & Wolf Precast

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 125632307Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 02/10/2000

Walters & Wolf Precast
41777 Boyce Rd
Fremont, CA 94538
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1741/Masonry, Stone Setting, and Other Stone Work
Mailing: 41450 Boscell Rd, Fremont, CA 94538

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/19/2000
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/06/2006
Emphasis: S:Targeted Compl & Consult

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361490592    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $23,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,400
Current Penalty $18,540 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,540
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4300 A 08/03/2000 08/16/2000 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 4300 F 08/03/2000 08/16/2000 $540 $5,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201501749Event: 02/08/2000Employee Amputates Three Fingers Using A Table Saw
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on February 8, 2000, Employee #1 was ripping strips of 8-ft-long plywood using a Rockwell industrial table saw. The saw blade was adjusted 2 inches above the table and 1.25 inches above the material and was not equipped with the factory guard, spreader and anti-kickback device. He cut the ply wood several times length wise making 5.25 inch wide strips. He was in the final process of cutting the material into 5.25 inch strips. He was holding the material against the fence with his left hand and pushing the material past the blade with his right without a push stick. His left hand contacted the unguarded saw blade amputating three fingers and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, ppe, finger, guard, rotating knife, saw, unguarded, table saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125632307 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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