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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 6 9
Current Violations 3 6 9
Initial Penalty $4,225 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,225
Current Penalty $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 D04 I 06/07/2002 06/21/2002 $900 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C04 II 06/07/2002 07/25/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19100024 B 06/07/2002 06/21/2002 $1,300 $2,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100212 A01 06/07/2002 06/21/2002 $600 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02001 Other 19100134 C02 I 06/07/2002 07/25/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02002 Other 19100134 C02 II 06/07/2002 07/25/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02003 Other 19100134 D01 III 06/07/2002 07/25/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02004 Other 19100157 C01 06/07/2002 07/25/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02005 Other 19100157 C04 06/07/2002 06/21/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 02006 Other 19100157 G02 06/07/2002 07/25/2002 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200071330 Event: 04/22/2002Employee'S Leg Amputated After Fall Into Rotating Auger
On April 22, 2002, Employee #1 climbed around the guard rail at the edge of a loading dock to reach the vehicle area below. His foot slipped, and he fell into an empty wood chip holding pit. The two 14-in.-diameter screw augers located in the bottom of the pit and approximately 38 in. below the edge of the loading dock were operating at the time. Employee #1's left leg became caught in a rotating auger. He was transported via ambulance to the Catawba Hospital where he was placed directly on a waiting helicopter and relocated to the Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC, where he was admitted for treatment of his injuries. Employee #1 underwent multiple surgeries and his leg was surgically amputated at the middle of his thigh.
Keywords: rotating parts, wood chips, amputated, slip, caught by, pit, auger, loading dock, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305093924 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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