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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
Current Penalty $900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 704009902 B 05/09/2000 03/13/2000 $500 $1,250 $0 05/18/2000 L - State Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 704127505 D A 05/09/2000 03/13/2000 $300 $1,250 $0 05/18/2000 L - State Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 704197004 A 05/09/2000 03/13/2000 $100 $300 $0 05/18/2000 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201611761 Event: 03/11/2000Employee Injured When Leg Amputated By A Bale Cutter
At 2:00 p.m. on March 11, 2000, Employee #1 was operating a bale cutter. There were no witnesses to this accident. For reasons unknown, Employee #1 stepped into the compressing chamber of the cutter while it was energized. The hydraulic ram pushed his leg along with the hay and compressed it against the end section of the compressing chamber, where the cutting iron is located. Employee #1's leg was amputated and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, farm machinery, caught between, baler, blade, leg, ram
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303351191 Hospitalized injury Amputation Farm workers

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