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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $450 $0 $450
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $450 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 10/07/1998 11/09/1998 $450 $450 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201791514 Event: 06/23/1998Employee'S Hand Crushed Between Hoist Chain And Hook
Employee #1 was attempting to re-set a cart that had derailed in the steel tube manufacturing plant. The cart was used to move steel coils. Employee #1 attached a steel chain through openings at the top and side of the machine then hooked the chain with a hook from the overhead bridge crane. Employee #1 caught his right hand between the chain and hook as he attempted to manipulate the pendant controls with his left hand to take up the slack in the line. Employee #1 sustained a crushing injury to his hand, and a laceration and fracture to his ring and middle finger.
Keywords: chain, fracture, crane hook, control lever, crushed, laceration, overhead crane, hand, cart, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126132810 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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