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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310084397 - Council Bluffs, City Of

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 310084397Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 01/31/2007

Council Bluffs, City Of
102 S 12th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9199/General Government, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 921190/Other General Government Support
Mailing: 209 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA 50501

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/06/2007
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:05/22/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200527364 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $4,125 $0 $0 $750 $0 $4,875
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $250 $0 $2,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 I 02/26/2007 06/13/2007 $1,000 $2,625 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C06 I 02/26/2007 06/13/2007 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19100253 B04 I 02/26/2007 03/01/2007 $1,000 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19100334 A02 II 02/26/2007 03/01/2007 $250 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200531408Event: 01/19/2007Employee Amputates Fingers Maintaining Chipper
Employee #1 was performing maintenance and troubleshooting on a Bandit chipper hydraulic system. Employee #1 had removed the belt and pulley guard. A disk lock was not in place on the unit. Employee #1 pulled on the multi-strand belt assembly to test the hydraulic pump operation and the finger tips of his right hand were caught in the belt and pulley nip point. Employee #1 sustained amputation of the finger tips. Employee #1 was treated for his injuries but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, belt, finger, guard, chipper, nip point, pulley
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310084397 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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