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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $3,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,900
Current Penalty $2,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100023 C01 02/11/2008 03/17/2008 $0 $1,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19100147 C06 I 02/11/2008 02/14/2008 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 03001A Serious 19100132 A 02/11/2008 03/17/2008 $2,600 $975 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 03001B Serious 19100212 A03 II 02/11/2008 03/17/2008 $0 $1,625 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201321171 Event: 11/26/2007Employee Falls Into Cardboard Baler And Amputates Leg
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on November 26, 2007, Employee #1 was clearing a jam while standing on the conveyor of a Harris Horizontal Open End Baler (Model Number HLO-711OAR-50). The conveyor was shut off but was not locked out. The baler was operating. Employee #1 was not wearing fall protection equipment as required by the employer. Employee #1 fell 14 ft from the horizontal feed conveyor into the baler while the shear knife and platen closed. Employee #1 suffered the amputation of his left leg at the knee and was hospitalized.
Keywords: knife, amputated, jammed, lockout, baler, conveyor, fall, fall protection, unguarded, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309867497 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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