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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126024553 - Airport Group International

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 126024553Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 09/11/1998

Airport Group International
7901 San Fernando Rd.
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4581/Airports, Flying Fields, and Airport Terminal Services
Mailing: 330 N. Brand Blvd., Ste. 300, Glendale, CA 91203

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/01/1998
Close Case:03/04/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3999 F 12/24/1998 12/28/1998 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201111317Event: 08/29/1998Employee'S Foot Caught In Baggage System
At about 9:15 a.m. on August 29, 1998, Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic, was following repairs to a controller for a passenger luggage conveyor and turntable at an airport. He was riding on a horizontal conveyor belt to reach a switch to re-activate the system's automatic fire doors. When he reached the junction of another belt, which was moving in the opposite direction, his left foot was pulled down between the two belts. He was hospitalized for several days with multiple toe injuries, including the partial amputation of the toe next to the large left toe.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, airport, belt, mechanic, conveyor, toe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126024553 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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