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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 $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 05/21/2019 06/03/2019 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115293.015 Event: 04/05/2019Employee'S Lower Left Leg Is Amputated In Tobacco Leaf Feede
At 10:30 a.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that bought, processed, and sold tobacco. He was installing covers for dust collection holes. A tobacco leaf feeder energized. The machine pulled the employee between a doff er and a conveyor. The employee suffered the amputation of his lower left leg. H e was hospitalized.
Keywords: agriculture, amputated, amputation, caught in, combustible dust, conveyor, dust, dust collector, leg, lockout, machine guarding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392764.015 Hospitalized injury

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