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Inspection: 126138353 - Brumit Diesel Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Ventura

Nr: 126138353Report ID: 0950645Open Date: 06/16/1999

Brumit Diesel Inc.
1631 N. Carlotti Dr
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7538/General Automotive Repair Shops
Mailing: 1631 N. Carlotti, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/22/1999
Close Case:10/15/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362491839    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $225 $0 $225
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $225 $0 $225
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 07/16/1999 07/22/1999 $225 $225 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3328 E 07/16/1999 07/23/1999 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201093085Event: 06/09/1999Finger Caught While Working On Truck Transmission
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on June 9, 1999, an employee was injured while working at Brumit Diesel, Inc. in Santa Maria, California. Employee #1 and a coworker were removing a transmission from an International 4700 truck (T444E). The transmission was an Allison AT545 automatic. The parking brake had been installed on the transmission while the employees were lowering the transmission. Employee #1 was pushing the brake canister out of the way when the rod shaft on the canister caught and crushed his finger. Employee #1 was in the hospital for approximately 2 hours, but no bones were broken. The employer had no knowledge of the pressure on this rod since the motor was turned off at the time. There was no material from the manufacturer, and no problems when performing the same work on other truck transmissions with parking brakes. A general citation was issued.
Keywords: automotive repair, finger, caught between, shaft, truck, automobile
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126138353 Non Hospitalized injury Other Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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