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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 $6,747 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,747
Current Penalty $6,747 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,747
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 E02 I 09/03/2020 $6,747 $6,747 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 F01 II 09/03/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128884.015 Event: 08/18/2020Employee Suffers Toe Amputations In Conveyor
At 7:45 a.m. on August 18, 2020, an employee was standing on the Nicholson 27-in ch Ring Debarker conveyer trying to align the conveyor chain which had become de tached. The employee was near the top sprocket "jogging' the chain as he and his coworkers were trying to reconnect the two ends of the chain around both sprock ets. At some point while jogging the chain, the employee's foot was caught betwe en the chain and a stationary part of the conveyor. The employee yelled and all movements stopped. The employee descended the conveyor and a coworker drove him to the nearest hospital, where he was admitted to treat amputations of the toe t ips on his left foot.
Keywords: amputation, belt conveyor, caught between, caught in, chain, connecting, sprocket, toe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489498.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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