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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1305017.015 - Janco Chemical Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 1305017.015Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 03/29/2018

Janco Chemical Corporation
1235 5th Streetnull
Berkeley, CA 94710
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 424950/ Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 1235 5th Streetnull, Berkeley, CA 94710

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/24/2018
Close Case:12/17/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $25,870 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $30,870
Current Penalty $14,850 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $19,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 05/25/2018 $5,000 $5,000 $0 06/06/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3314(G) 05/25/2018 $2,700 $5,060 $0 06/06/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3314(L) 05/25/2018 $2,700 $5,060 $0 06/06/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 3314(C)(1) 05/25/2018 $9,450 $15,750 $0 06/06/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104259.015Event: 03/21/2018Employee Catches Thumb On Pulley And Partially Amputates Fin
At 11:48 p.m. on March 21, 2018, an employee had dismantled the guard cover for a MI-T-M Electric Power Pressure Washer and was completing some maintenance. Th e employee replaced the control switch and pressure regulator before turning it on. The employee noticed some oil leakage under the pump and crouched near the machine. The employee placed his right hand on the drive pulley and felt it mov e slightly before the unit started automatically. The employee's thumb touched the in running nip point between the pulley and belt, partially amputating his f inger. The employee went to California Pacific Medical Center for treatment. H ospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught by, nip point, pulley, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305017.015 Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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