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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 4 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $900 $0 $5,900
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,540 $0 $1,540
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 618037501 11/06/2006 11/14/2006 $1,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 618038304 11/06/2006 11/14/2006 $540 $900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 03001 Other 19040029 B01 10/30/2006 11/10/2006 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 03002 Other 19040032 A01 10/30/2006 11/10/2006 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 03003 Other 19100132 D01 10/30/2006 11/10/2006 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201042827 Event: 10/05/2006Employee Is Injured When Struck By Engine Cooling Fan
On October 5, 2006, Employee #1 was welding the bottom of an 1840 UNI loader vehicle to fix an oil leak. An OSHA inspector later observed that the vehicle did not have any of the warning decals stamped on by the manufacturer. When the employee completed the welding, he asked a coworker to start the vehicle. The employee then poured oil into the engine container to check for leaks. After he was finished, he took the funnel out with his left hand and put the oil cap back in with his right hand. At this time, his right hand came in contact with an engine fan located about 3 in. away from the oil inlet. The employee sustained amputation to his third finger and fractures to two other fingers in his right hand. The employee was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.
Keywords: leak, fan, ppe, agriculture, welder, lubricating fluid, welding, engine, point of operation, loader
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310423819 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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