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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308366319 - Cabinets By Design, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2

Nr: 308366319Report ID: 0355112Open Date: 11/03/2004

Cabinets By Design, Inc.
1220 B Scholastic Way
Chesapeake, VA 23323
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2434/Wood Kitchen Cabinets
NAICS: 337110/Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Planned
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/03/2004
Emphasis: L:FriClose Case:04/15/2005

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 4 6
Current Violations 1 5 6
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100134 C01 12/09/2004 01/11/2005 $150 $225 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  2. 01001B Serious 19100134 E01 12/09/2004 01/28/2005 $0 $0 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  3. 01001C Serious 19100134 F02 12/09/2004 01/28/2005 $0 $0 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  4. 01002 Other 19100151 B 12/09/2004 01/11/2005 $0 $225 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  5. 02001 Other 19100107 B09 12/09/2004 01/11/2005 $0 $0 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  6. 02002 Other 19100147 C01 12/09/2004 01/11/2005 $0 $0 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  7. 02003 Other 19101200 E01 12/09/2004 01/11/2005 $0 $0 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision
  8. 02004 Other 19101200 H01 12/09/2004 01/11/2005 $0 $0 $0 12/22/2004 Y - State Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200921625Event: 10/04/2004Employee Suffers Severed Hand
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on October 4, 2004, Employee #1 was using compressed air to clear wood dust off an edgebander while an attached dust collector to the machine was turned on. During this operation, Employee #1 claims that he tripped and tried to hold the fall with his hands, placing one of his hands near the dust collector intake port. His hand was suctioned inside the rotating fan of the dust collector, suffering a severed left hand at the wrist. The employer claims that Employee #1 had removed the protective guard in order to clean the dust collector.
Keywords: severed, dust, fan blade, dust collector, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308366319 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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