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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 230403 A 02/14/1986 02/17/1986 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14566426 Event: 01/13/1986Employee Injured While Unclogging Conveyor
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INSIDE THE HOGGER/CONVEYOR ASSEMBLY ATTEMPTING TO UNCLOG THE CONVEYOR BELT. THE FOREMAN STARTED THE CONVEYOR WHILE EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INSIDE. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CAUGHT BY THE CONVEYOR BELT AND DRAWN THROUGH A RESTRICTED OPENING. HE RECEIVED CRUSHING-TYPE INJURIES. THE MACHINE WAS BEING MODIFIED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT AND HAD BEEN TEMPORARILY WIRED SO THAT IT COULD BE STARTED BY A SINGLE SWITCH. NORMALLY THE CONVEYOR BELTS ON THIS MACHINE ARE CONTROLLED BY 3 SWITCHES.
Keywords: maintenance, work rules, lockout, clogged, conveyor, mech mat handling, conveyor belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14611198 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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