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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $10,419 $0 $0 $2,085 $0 $12,504
Current Penalty $6,251 $0 $0 $1,251 $0 $7,502
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 II C 08/13/2019 09/09/2019 $6,251 $10,419 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C07 I A 08/13/2019 09/09/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040032 B06 08/13/2019 $1,251 $2,085 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118369.015 Event: 03/06/2019Employee'S Right Arm Is Amputated In Meat Grinder
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on March 6, 2019, an employee who is a maintenance t echnician was in the process of removing and replacing a 65-inch motor belt in a meat grinder mixer. The motor belt was installed behind a gearbox that drove tw o chains via sprockets. After removing and replacing the motor belt, the employe e reached inside the motor compartment to secure the motor base, which was loose ned in order to facilitate the removal and replacement of the belt. While tighte ning the motor base plate bolts, the motor started to turn inadvertently. The ch ain located on the right side amputated his right arm after wedging it against t he lower sprocket. The employee was hospitalized for this injury.
Keywords: amputated, arm, belt, caught in, meat grinder, sprocket
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382961.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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