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Inspection: 1334928.015 - Crothall Laundry Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 1334928.015Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 08/01/2018

Crothall Laundry Services, Inc.
1350 Brass Mill Roadnull
Belcamp, MD 21017
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 333312/ Commercial Laundry, Drycleaning, and Pressing Machine Manufacturing
Mailing: 2400 Yorkmont Roadnull, Charlotte, NC 28217

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/28/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,325 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,325
Current Penalty $4,325 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,325
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100135 A01 01/31/2019 02/08/2019 $4,325 $4,325 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112971.015Event: 08/01/2018Employee Is Struck By Falling Pulley And Laundry Bundle And
At 3:00 p.m. on August 1, 2018, Employee #1 was feeding washed hospital bedding into an industrial ironing machine. Bundles of laundry were moved by an overhead conveyor system and brought to the ironing stations. The laundry was dropped fr om approximately 17 feet above the ground, into a bin for the machine operators to place into the ironing machines. Two of the bundles were in line together, an d one pushed the other off of the track. The bundle and the 13 pound pulley hold ing it on the conveyor system came off of the conveyor and fell, striking the em ployee in the back of the head and neck. The employee was not provided with head protection to prevent being struck in the head from the laundry and miscellaneo us equipment on the conveyor system. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuri es.
Keywords: conveyor, falling object, head, ironing machine, neck, overhead protection, ppe, pulley, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1334928.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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