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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $900 $0 $900
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $900 $0 $900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3328(A)(2) 01/14/2019 02/19/2019 $450 $450 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Other 4310(A)(1) 01/14/2019 02/19/2019 $450 $450 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112293.015 Event: 07/25/2018Employee Lacerates Finger On Vertical Bandsaw Blade
At 7:00 p.m. on July 25, 2018, Employee #1 was using a vertical band saw to cut pieces of stacked material that was approximately 78 inches in length and 4 inch es in height, in half, preparing the pieces for disposal. As he engaged the mach ine and began to push the material towards the blade point of operation, he used both his left and right hands to push the materials through. Once the material was pushed through and cut in half, Employee #1 removed his right hand from the material, lifted it upwards and towards the blade point of operation, striking t he blade. He sustained a laceration to his right index finger and middle finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: bandsaw, blade, finger, laceration, point of operation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343438.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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