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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $450 $0 $5,450
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $450 $0 $5,450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 F 03/03/1999 04/05/1999 $450 $450 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3314 A 03/03/1999 03/12/1999 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170724793 Event: 02/01/1999Employees Fingertip Amputated Between Belt Rollers
On March 2, 1999, Employee #1 was using a putty knife to scrape plastic residue from the tops of the 1-1/4 in. wide belts of a plastic bag-making machine. His left little finger became caught between the belt rollers, amputating the distal joint. Employee #1 was cleaning the machine while it was running.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, belt conveyor, cleaning, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, nip point, conveyor belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125685123 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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