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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314(C) 02/18/2021 $750 $750 $0 03/09/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133336.015 Event: 08/18/2020Employee Amputates Finger In Belt And Pulley
At 1:45 p.m. on September 6, 2018, an employee was working with the starch condi tioner in the tray room when he observed the NID Starch Molding machine, Plant M odel 301, being operated by a coworker, crash due to a jam. The employee jumped in to help and opened the door to the belt and pulley. The employee signaled to his coworker not to do anything, but the coworker jogged the machine while the e mployee was holding onto the belt. The employee's finger was caught between the belt and pulley. The employee was hospitalized to treat a partial amputation of his left ring finger.
Keywords: amputation, belt, caught between, finger, jammed, machine operator, molding machine, partial amputation, pulley
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490240.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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