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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 15141807 - Abbott Laboratories Inc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 15141807Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 05/10/1984

Abbott Laboratories Inc
Bond Industrial Park
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3069/Fabricated Rubber Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: Po Box 560, Spartanburg, SC 29301

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/11/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/11/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360598338    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100212 A04 07/12/1984 07/17/1984 $0 $560 $0 08/01/1984 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14215040Event: 05/08/1984Hand Amputated In Chlorinator Machine
EMPLOYEE #1 OPENED THE DOOR OF THE CHLORINATOR TO TAKE A SAMPLE OF THE SOLUTION (WATER AND CHLORINE). HE CAUGHT HIS HAND BETWEEN THE CYLINDER AND OUTER HULL OF THE MACHINE. HIS HAND WAS AMPUTATED. THE EMPLOYEE DIED FROM LOSS OF BLOOD. THE CHLORINATOR DOOR WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AN INTERLOCK.
Keywords: amputated, loss of blood, cylinder, lockout, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15141807 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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