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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $720 $0 $0 $0 $0 $720
Current Penalty $400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/02/1984 07/16/1984 $400 $720 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14385322 Event: 06/07/1984Caught Foot Between Moving Conveyor Rollers
ON JUNE 7, 1984, AT 2:30, AN OVERHEAD STURDY-BILT BELT CONVEYOR BECAME JAMMED WITH BOXED MATERIAL. THE JAM TRIGGERED AN ELECTRIC EYE, WHICH STOPPED THE CONVEYOR. EMPLOYEE #1 STEPPED ONTO THE CONVEYOR AND REMOVED THE JAM. THE ELECTRIC EYE REACTIVATED THE CONVEYOR, WHICH CAUGHT THE EMPLOYEE'S FOOT AND LEG BETWEEN A POWER ROLLER AND TWO IDLER ROLLERS. THIS ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED IF A PROPER LOCKOUT PROCEDURE HAD BEEN USED BEFORE THE EMPLOYEE STEPPED ONTO THE CONVEYOR, OR IF A POLE HAD BEEN USED TO CLEAR THE JAM.
Keywords: belt conveyor, jammed, lockout, roller--mach/part, conveyor, automatic restart, foot, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1545003 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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