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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $41,625 $0 $0 $1,380 $0 $43,005
Current Penalty $41,625 $0 $0 $1,380 $0 $43,005
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 43000032 A 12/23/2019 01/10/2020 $425 $425 $0 01/14/2020 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3314(J) 12/23/2019 01/10/2020 $530 $530 $0 01/14/2020 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3400(C) 12/23/2019 01/10/2020 $425 $425 $0 01/14/2020 C - Contested
  4. 02001 Serious 3314(C) 12/23/2019 01/03/2020 $19,125 $19,125 $0 01/14/2020 C - Contested
  5. 03001 Serious 4552(A) 12/23/2019 $22,500 $22,500 $0 01/14/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 122730.015 Event: 06/23/2019Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Meat Grinder
At approximately 05:45 p.m. on June 23, 2019, an employee was working alone in t he meat department and making packages of ground beef using a meat grinder. As t he employee was operating the meat grinder some of the meat product was coming o ut from an unguarded opening in the machine. The employee stopped the meat grind er and reached into the opening to push the product back into the machine. The m ixing blade inside the machine was still in motion and came in contact with the employees hand. The employee was admitted and treated at the hospital for an amu ptaion of the right index finger.
Keywords: amputation, blade, energized, finger, grinder, grocery store, hand, meat grinder, meat processing, operating, operator, reach, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1413905.015 Hospitalized injury Butchers and meat cutters

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