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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310818125 - D & S Termite Control

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 310818125Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 08/13/2008

D & S Termite Control
3312 Front St
San Diego, CA 92101
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7342/Disinfecting and Pest Control Services
NAICS: 561710/Exterminating and Pest Control Services
Mailing: 3638 Bancroft Dr, Spring Valley, CA 91977

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/27/2008
Close Case:02/25/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $600 $0 $15,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $600 $0 $600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 10/27/2008 11/19/2008 $300 $600 $0 11/06/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 1511 A 10/27/2008 10/30/2008 $300 $14,400 $0 11/06/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201073038Event: 07/14/2008Employee Amputates Finger Using A Skilsaw
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on July 14, 2008, Employee #1 was working for a termite control service. He was instructed to cut approximately 1.5-in. from the end of a 2-in. by 6-in. piece of lumber needed to repair termite damage. He was attempting to hold the short end of the lumber with his left hand while trying to push the Skilsaw with his right hand. He lost control of the saw and cut through the second knuckle of his ring finger. Employee #1 was hospitalized with an amputated finger.
Keywords: amputated, carpenter, finger, caught by, circular saw, saw, struck by, hand tool
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310818125 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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