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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $34,352 $0 $26,718 $0 $0 $61,070
Current Penalty $21,900 $0 $17,100 $0 $0 $39,000
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 03/27/2020 $8,550 $13,359 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 D04 I 03/27/2020 $8,550 $13,359 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100303 F02 03/27/2020 $4,800 $7,634 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Repeat 19100212 A01 03/27/2020 $17,100 $26,718 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 123647.015 Event: 01/22/2020Employee Amputates Thumb In Energized Textile Machine
At 11:00 p.m. on January 22, 2020, an employee had opened the door to check the belt tension on the motor of a Hi Loft Textile Machine. The employee reached int o the machine unaware that the motor was still running and caught his right han d in pinch point of the pulley. The employee amputated his thumb and incurred ne rve damage in his index and middle fingers. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, bypass, bypass guard, caught in, cut, electric motor, energized, finger, guard, hand, laceration, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, machine operator, misjudgement, misjudgement of
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1460102.015 Hospitalized injury Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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