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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $525 $0 $525
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $150 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203 A04 08/09/2004 09/11/2004 $375 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3338 A 08/09/2004 09/11/2004 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 3241 C 08/09/2004 09/11/2004 $150 $150 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201798295 Event: 03/25/2004Employee'S Finger Is Amputated While Moving A Drum
At about 1:00 a.m. on March 25, 2004, Employee #1, a refinery operator at a plant where lead is recycled from car batteries, was moving a 55-gallon drum containing caustic soda. The employee moved the drums with his hands to have clearance so he could remove the lid and open the drum. In the process, his left little finger and ring finger became crushed between the drum and a wall, causing the amputation of his little finger.
Keywords: battery, amputated, caustic, finger, drum, caught between, crushed, refinery, lead
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126107473 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Production helpers

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