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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $1,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 701076001 A 02/03/2005 09/23/2004 $0 $1,250 $0 02/18/2005 L - State Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100219 F01 02/03/2005 09/23/2004 $1,250 $1,250 $0 02/18/2005 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201634821 Event: 09/23/2004Employee'S Hand Is Amputated While Cleaning Machine
At approximately 11:55 a.m. on September 23, 2004, Employee #1 was cleaning oxide from a machine's guard while on a ladder. He left the machine running while he cleaned within the guard, whose end cap was missing. When he placed his hand and arm approximately 16 in. into the guard, his hand came into contact with the drive gear, which pulled his hand in and amputated it. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, guard, cleaning, ladder, lockout, point of operation, gear, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308243492 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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