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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310081922 - Larson Manufacturing Company

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 310081922Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 09/12/2006

Larson Manufacturing Company
2109 4th Avenue
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3442/Metal Doors, Sash, Frames, Molding, and Trim Manufacturing
NAICS: 332321/Metal Window and Door Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/26/2006
Emphasis: S:General IndustryClose Case:11/07/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200527042 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,625 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,625
Current Penalty $800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 10/04/2006 10/10/2006 $800 $1,625 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200531069Event: 06/16/2006Employee Amputates Fingers While Operating Saw
On June 16, 2006, Employee #1 was operating the Cole Sewell Frame Saw. After loading the saw with the material, he pushed the start button but the machine didn't start. The machine did not start because the material was in the machine crooked. The safety cage was not bolted to the floor so it could be moved, which allowed the employee to reach around the light curtain. After he pushed the material, the machine still had power and moved forward degloving his right ring finger at the first digit. Employee #1 was hospitalized, and his finger was amputated at the first digit.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, degloved, lockout, saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310081922 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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