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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $990 $0 $0 $250 $0 $1,240
Current Penalty $900 $0 $0 $200 $0 $1,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 461 C 04/22/2003 05/25/2003 $100 $100 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 6151 C04 04/22/2003 05/25/2003 $0 $50 $0 A - Amendment
  3. 01003 Other 342 A 04/22/2003 04/25/2003 $100 $100 $0 -
  4. 03001 Other 3577 E 04/22/2003 04/25/2003 $0 $90 $0 A - Amendment
  5. 04001 Serious 3578 G 04/22/2003 05/05/2003 $900 $900 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201181476 Event: 10/23/2002Employee Sustains Finger Injury Performing Auto Repair
On January 23, 2003, Employee #1, an auto mechanic, was working for John Gardiner Automotive, Inc. at 1023 Mission Street in San Francisco, California. The employer does mechanical work on autos. The car was parked in a driveway by the stair entrance to the office with the hood up. Employee #1 was preparing to inspect a fan belt just before going to lunch. He was checking for wear on the inside of the belt. As the employee grabbed the belt, the manager started the car. The manager did not know that Employee #1 was under the hood, the manager thought he had gone to lunch. The belt and pulley pinched the employee's left middle and ring fingers. The emergency services were called and Employee #1 was taken to San Francisco General Hospital by ambulance and was hospitalized for 2 days. (The event date listed in the abstract did not match the event date in the header on the original form.)
Keywords: automotive repair, finger, engine, lockout, caught between, laceration, fan belt, pulley, motor vehicle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300892528 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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