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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 GEN015103 09/14/1984 09/27/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other GEN01820102 09/14/1984 10/02/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other GEN01820104 09/14/1984 10/03/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other GEN02120101 09/14/1984 10/22/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other GEN0219030200001 09/14/1984 10/22/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14456115 Event: 08/25/1984Arm Caught In Conveyor Belt.
EMPLOYEE #1 HAD BEEN OPERATING THE CARROT PACKAGING MACHINE PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. SHE HAD TURNED THE MACHINE OFF TO MAKE SOME ADJUSTMENTS, USING A SOCKET WRENCH. THE SOCKET FELL OFF THE HANDLE AND DROPPED INSIDE A CONTINUALLY MOVING CONVEYOR BELT. THE BELT WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 8 INCHES ABOVE THE FLOOR. THE EMPLOYEE REACHED INTO THE CONVEYOR BELT, AT THE POINT WHERE THE BELT GOES AROUND THE END ROLLER, TO RETREIVE THE SOCKET. HER HAND AND THEN HER ARM WAS PULLED INTO THE BELT AND AROUND THE ROLLER.
Keywords: roller--mach/part, arm, nip point, conveyor belt, hand, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15197908 Hospitalized injury Fracture Packaging and filling machine operators

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