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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1272521.015 - Shaw Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 1272521.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 10/24/2017

Shaw Industries, Inc.
616 Duvall Road
Chatsworth, GA 30705
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 314110/Carpet and Rug Mills
Mailing: 3435 Lower Dug Gap Roadmail Drop 054-24, Dalton, GA 30722

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/24/2017
Close Case:10/16/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1274693 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $69,713 $0 $0 $69,713
Current Penalty $12,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,934
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 12/14/2017 04/04/2019 $12,934 $69,713 $0 01/12/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100116.015Event: 10/15/2017Employee'S Arm And Hand Are Crushed Between Rolls Of Carpet
At 11:45 p.m. on October 15, 2017, Employee #1 was starting a roll of carpet on the roll handler. He used his hand to start the carpet roll and, in doing so, got it caught between the live roll and idler roll on the machine. The employee was pulled between the two rolls and sustained a crushing injury to his arm and hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: roller--mach/part, machine guarding, hand, arm, carpet, crushed, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1272521.015 Hospitalized injury Other Machine operators, not specified

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