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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 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $2,025 $0 $0 $225 $0 $2,250
Current Penalty $1,350 $0 $0 $150 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3272(B) 10/07/2019 $150 $225 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3314(C) 10/07/2019 $1,350 $2,025 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 116030.015 Event: 04/23/2019Worker Suffers Partial Amputation Of Fingers After Tripping
At 7:15 a.m. on April 23, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that made cut stone and stone products. He was operating a KVM 9601 1/2 meter machine. The KV M 9601 machine was housed inside its own room, guarded by location with a lock o n the door, accessible only to the operator, who operated the machine from an ad jacent control room. The employee went into the machine area. He was using compr essed air to blow off debris from machine. There was insufficient aisle space ar ound the machine, and the employee tripped on the compressed air hose. When he t ried to break his fall, he inadvertently placed his hands into the point of oper ation. His right hand went into a pinch point. He suffered the partial amputatio n of the ring and middle fingers on his right hand. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: air hose, amputated, cleaning, compressed air, fall, finger, hand, housekeeping, lockout, machine operator, nip point, partial amputation, point of operation, tripped, walking surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1398988.015 Non Hospitalized injury Supervisors, production occupations

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