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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1267780.015 - Shaw Industries Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 1267780.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 10/03/2017

Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
5225 Ga Hwy 411 Swplant 15x
Cartersville, GA 30120
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 313230/Nonwoven Fabric Mills
Mailing: P.O. Drawer 2128 Md 015-01, Dalton, GA 30722

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/03/2017
Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:ForkliftClose Case:02/06/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1267928 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,772 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,772
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,417 $0 $5,417
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100212 A03 II 12/08/2017 01/05/2018 $5,417 $6,772 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99954.015Event: 09/26/2017Employee Catches Finger In Conveyor Belt And Amputates It
At 1:15 p.m. on September 29, 2017, an employee was working at the Mega Cutter Line which was located between two Tile Turning Conveyors. The employee was clearing a tile back up in the beveling area by placing the the tiles on the floor. The employee fell forward after tripping on the tiles he just placed on the floor. As the employee attempted to catch himself, his left index finger was caught in conveyor belt that turns the tiles around for side trimming and amputated his middle finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, finger, amputation, machine guarding, conveyor belt, amputated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1267780.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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