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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1347884.015 - Whirlpool Corporation - Amana Operation

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1347884.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 09/18/2018

Whirlpool Corporation - Amana Operation
2800 220th Trail
Amana, IA 52204
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 335222/Household Refrigerator and Home Freezer Manufacturing
Mailing: 2800 220th Trail, Amana, IA 52204

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/18/2018
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputateClose Case:07/02/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1357055 Yes  
 Complaint1381851 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $24,944 $0 $0 $778 $0 $25,722
Current Penalty $24,944 $0 $0 $778 $0 $25,722
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 88.4 - CODE OF IOWA (2017) 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $6,929 $6,929 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C07 I 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $6,929 $6,929 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C07 III 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01002C Serious 19100147 C07 IV 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 01003 Serious 19100157 G02 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $4,157 $4,157 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 01004A Serious 19100178 L06 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $6,929 $6,929 $0 Z - Issued
  7. 01004B Serious 19100178 N04 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  8. 01004C Serious 19100178 N06 12/04/2018 01/23/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  9. 02001 Other 19040029 B01 12/04/2018 $778 $778 $0 Z - Issued
  10. 02002 Other 19100132 A 12/04/2018 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109497.015Event: 07/03/2018Employee Catches Thumb In Nip Point And Amputates Finger
At 9:30 p.m. on July 3, 2018, an employee was using a coil cart while trying to adjust the inside tail of the coil to go onto the mandrel/spindle of the uncoiler. The employee pinched his thumb between the coiled steel and the mandrel spindle, amputating his finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, thumb, amputated, nip point, amputation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347884.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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