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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $4,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,250
Current Penalty $3,825 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,825
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1100002 B01 BI 04/20/2007 05/23/2007 $2,250 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260300 B02 04/20/2007 04/30/2007 $788 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100178 L01 II 04/20/2007 05/23/2007 $788 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201942406 Event: 12/19/2006Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Rebar Spiral Bending Mac
Employee #1, a fabrication ironworker, was operating a rebar spiral bending machine. He noticed that a rebar was not forming to the desired shape and grabbed it while it was still moving in the machine. Employee #1's glove became caught between the rebar and the rollers and his right hand was pulled into the nip point. He sustained crushing amputation injuries to two fingers, for which he was hospitalized. Employee #1 was operating the machine by himself and he failed to de-energize the unit and wait the machine's parts and the rebar to stop moving before touching it. The spiral bending machine also did not have any form of guarding around its roller section. The employer did not have available the machine's operating manual or any procedures for its proper and safe operation.
Keywords: amputated, glove, iron worker, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, nip point, hand, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310387196 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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