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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1347001.015 - A.A. Pallet, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1347001.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 09/18/2018

A.A. Pallet, Inc.
900 W. 49th Place
Chicago, IL 60609
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 321920/Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturing
Mailing: 900 W. 49th Place, Chicago, IL 60609

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/19/2018
Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:PalletClose Case:11/09/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1380444 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $8,148 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,148
Current Penalty $4,074 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,074
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100243 A01 I 10/23/2018 $4,074 $8,148 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109236.015Event: 09/10/2018Employee Amputates Finger And Lacerates Three Others When Ci
At 8:40 a.m. on September 10, 2018, an employee was using a circular saw to trim the edge of a wood pallet and finished making a cut. The employee was struck by the saw blade when it jumped back and struck him in his left hand, amputating his index finger and lacerating three others. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pallet, finger, laceration, amputation, kick back, circular saw, amputated, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347001.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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