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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,800
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3314 A 05/05/2003 05/08/2003 $10,800 $10,800 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170763684 Event: 12/07/2002Employee Injured When Finger Caught Between Belt And Pulley
On December 7, 2002, Employee #1 sustained a serious injury to his left ring finger. Employee #1 was repairing the Impact Cleaner Number 1 at the cotton gin. There are two impact cleaners next to each other in very close proximity. Impact Cleaner Number 2 was left running, exposing the belts and pulleys to Employee #1. While he was trying to turn the pulley of Impact Cleaner Number 1, his finger got caught in the other pulley causing a serious injury. Employee #1 was taken to University Medical Center in Fresno, California, where he was hospitalized with an amputated finger.
Keywords: amputated, belt, finger, caught between, cotton gin, pulley
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125729673 Hospitalized injury Amputation Graders and sorters, except agricultural

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