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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125821165 - Sierra Pacific Ind

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 125821165Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 09/18/2007

Sierra Pacific Ind
3735 El Cajon St
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2421/Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
NAICS: 321113/Sawmills
Mailing: Po Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/15/2007
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:08/25/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $29,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,250
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 3314 C 01/18/2008 01/24/2008 $18,000 $22,500 $0 01/31/2008 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3320 01/18/2008 02/04/2008 $6,750 $6,750 $0 01/31/2008 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202485579Event: 09/13/2007Employee Loses Arm In Conveyor
Employee #1 worked for the company as a kiln operator. Employee #1 was new to this job and was still doing some training. Employee #1 opened an inspection door to check for debris in a saw dust fuel conveyor. This conveyor starts automatically. Employee #1 knelt down on his knees reached in and used his left hand to sweep saw dust away from the tail drum. The conveyor started and pulled Employee #1's left arm around the tail drum. Employee #1 did not lock this piece of equipment out before opening the inspection door. Employee #1 lost his left arm just above his elbow.
Keywords: amputated, conveyor, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125821165 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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