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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125747402 - Cemex

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bern M&T

Nr: 125747402Report ID: 0950653Open Date: 08/09/2001

25220 Black Mountain Quarry Road
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1422/Crushed and Broken Limestone
NAICS: 212312/Crushed and Broken Limestone Mining and Quarrying
Mailing: 16888 North E Street, Victorville, CA 92394

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/09/2002
Emphasis: L:TunnelClose Case:02/04/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 6995 B 01/31/2002 02/05/2002 $18,000 $18,000 $0 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170357495Event: 08/08/2001Employee'S Fingers Amputated After They Became Stuck In Rope
Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic for a cement processor, was directly involved with repairing a crack on the second level of a pre-heat tower. His fingers became entangled in a .375-in. rope that was drawn into the back of a 36-in.Z Blade operating at 1750 RPM Hartzell Fan, Model No. 23-36-NH3. Employee #1 suffered the amputation of his left fourth fingertip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, cement powder, rope, finger, mechanic, entangled, tower
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125747402 Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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