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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125669580 - Matt Barr Construction Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Redding

Nr: 125669580Report ID: 0950623Open Date: 03/30/1999

Matt Barr Construction Co.
Blue Bell In Country Heights Subdivision
Redding, CA 96001
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
Mailing: 4778 Tralee Lane, Redding, CA 96001

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/30/1999
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/14/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $345 $0 $345
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $345 $0 $345
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 04/26/1999 05/26/1999 $85 $85 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1509 B 04/26/1999 05/26/1999 $85 $85 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 342 A 04/26/1999 03/30/1999 $175 $175 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201100872Event: 11/20/1998Employee Injured When Thumb Cut Off By Circular Saw
This small employer is a framing contractor. Employee #1 works for the company as a carpenter. Employee #1 was holding a 2 by 4 steady with his left hand as he attempted to cut a notch in it with a Skil saw. The saw blade bound up, causing the saw to kick back. The saw cut Employee #1's left thumb off when it kicked back. The saw was properly guarded. Employee #1 did not do a good job of securing his work before cutting on the 2 by 4. He was hospitalized. Employee #1's thumb was later reattached at the hospital.
Keywords: kick back, amputated, carpenter, caught by, thumb, circular saw, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125669580 Hospitalized injury Amputation Electricians' apprentices

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