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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302454319 - Scott Van Wey

Inspection Information - Office: Or Medford

Nr: 302454319Report ID: 1054116Open Date: 11/04/1998

Scott Van Wey
2603 Saint Thomas Way
Medford, OR 97504
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1521/General Contractors-Single-Family Houses
Mailing: 1730 Thomas Rd, Medford, OR 97501

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/06/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/26/2005

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260304 D 12/08/1998 12/11/1998 $500 $500 $0 -
  2. 02002 Other 7010052 12/08/1998 12/11/1998 $500 $500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201620234Event: 08/25/1998Employee Suffers Amputation Of Thumb
Employee #1 was cutting a notch in a 2-in. by 4-in. board with a worm drive circular saw. The guard on the saw had been wired up. The saw kicked back, amputating Employee #1's left thumb. Employee #1's left index finger was also amputated at the second joint and his middle finger was severely lacerated and broken.
Keywords: kick back, fracture, amputated, finger, guard, construction, thumb, circular saw, laceration
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302454319 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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