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Inspection: 301132486 - Bay Area Tire Recycling, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 301132486Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 04/18/2002

Bay Area Tire Recycling, Llc
2615 Davis St.
San Leandro, CA 94577
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5093/Scrap and Waste Materials
Mailing: 10900 Wilshire Blvd 15th Flr., Los Angeles, CA 90024

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/15/2002
Close Case:07/15/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $560 $0 $13,160
Current Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $560 $0 $13,160
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 07/25/2002 07/29/2002 $225 $225 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 07/25/2002 08/12/2002 $225 $225 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3400 C 07/25/2002 08/12/2002 $110 $110 $0 -
  4. 02001 Serious 3314 A 07/25/2002 08/12/2002 $12,600 $12,600 $0 08/30/2002 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201502960Event: 04/12/2002Employee Amputates Finger In Running Auger
At approximately 11:20 a.m. on April 12, 2002, Employee #1 was removing debris from the conveyor of an auger. As he tried to clear the debris, his right thumb contacted the rotating parts of the conveyor. The action of the rotating parts amputated his right thumb. He was transported to the hospital. At the hospital, he underwent surgical procedures to repair the damage caused in the incident. He was hospitalized for more than 24 hours and then released.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, roller conveyor, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301132486 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, production occupations

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