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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3 6
Current Violations 3 3 6
Initial Penalty $9,060 $0 $0 $1,210 $0 $10,270
Current Penalty $9,060 $0 $0 $1,210 $0 $10,270
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 25000008 A 08/12/1999 09/11/1999 $185 $185 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 5144 D04 08/12/1999 09/11/1999 $465 $465 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 5194 F04 08/12/1999 09/11/1999 $560 $560 $0 -
  4. 02001 Serious 23400023 08/12/1999 08/19/1999 $935 $935 $0 -
  5. 03001 Serious 4301 D 08/12/1999 10/22/1999 $6,250 $6,250 $0 A - Amendment
  6. 04001 Serious 5162 A 08/12/1999 08/19/1999 $1,875 $1,875 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170611925 Event: 03/26/1999Employee Injured When Impaled By Flying Piece Of Wood
Employee #1 was using a Mattison rip saw, model #202, to straight line a 10 ft by 4 in. by 2 3/4 in. maple board. He adjusted the saw to cut a clean edge on the board and then put the board into the self-feeding saw. The drop-off from the cut became lodged under the stock. After it had been cut, he reached for the board to pull it back. The 1/8 in. by 2 3/4 in. drop-off caught the blade of the rip saw and kicked back, striking and impaling Employee #1. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: kick back, impaled, work rules, saw, struck by, flying object, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125974378 Hospitalized injury Puncture Furniture and wood finishers

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