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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 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4002(A) 06/10/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 06/18/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 114970.015 Event: 12/20/2018Employee'S Finger Is Pinched By Conveyor And Is Amputated
At 3:30 p.m. on December 20, 2018, an employee was sanitizing the running Cryova c inclining a bean conveyor. The employee was rinsing the conveyor with the pres sure water hose, the right hand got caught inside of the incline conveyor while trying to adjust the hose using the right hand. The right-hand glove got caught and dragged upward in the inclining conveyor and his right-hand index finger was amputated. A contributing factor of this incident was that the employer failed to guard the component parts of the machine, which have to squeeze, rolling acti ons, including pinch points. The employee was hospitalized for this injury.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, conveyor, finger, glove, guard, pinched, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369555.015 Non Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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