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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $81,000 $0 $0 $81,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $63,000 $0 $0 $63,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Repeat 3314(G)(2)(A) 11/09/2018 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Repeat 3314(L)(1) 11/09/2018 $4,000 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Repeat 3314(C) 11/09/2018 $54,000 $72,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 106805.015 Event: 06/20/2018Employee Sustains Fingertip Amputation In Motor Belt Drive
At 8:30 p.m. on June 20, 2018, Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic, was attempti ng to clear a fruit pit from the feed line pump for the Orics fruit cup machine. In order to perform this function, he switched off the pump and, using his han d, pulled the pump drive belt in the reverse direction. He then turned the pump switch back on in order to see if this was successful. He repeated this process until the pit was cleared. At the end of the last attempt to clear the pump, t he pump started, catching his fingers between the motor belt drive and the sheav e. The employee sustained an amputation to the tip of his middle finger of his l eft hand.
Keywords: amputated, belt, caught between, finger, lockout, pump
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1325190.015 Non Hospitalized injury Mechanical engineering technicians

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