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Inspection: 311501423 - Mcdermott Industries Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Cincinnati

Nr: 311501423Report ID: 0522000Open Date: 11/05/2007

Mcdermott Industries Llc
2451 Mcdermott Pond Creek Rd
Mcdermott, OH 45652
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2421/Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
NAICS: 321113/Sawmills

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/07/2007
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputationsClose Case:04/11/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint206528598 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $1,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100219 F03 11/09/2007 11/23/2007 $1,200 $2,000 $0 11/20/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201955325Event: 10/16/2007Employee'S Fingertips Are Amputated In Chain And Sprocket
On October 16, 2007, Employee #1 was taking scrap lumber that was excess produced, off of saw Number 2, a large circular saw's cant/log conveyor, during their sawing operations. He then walked over to a conveyor line that sent the scrap wood to the industrial chipper and placed the wood onto that conveyor. After placing the scrap wood onto the chipper conveyor, Employee #1 stepped up onto the metal edges of the chipper conveyor and leaned onto the outer edge of the Mellott Manufacturing roll case conveyor for saw Number 1. While leaning on the outer edge of saw Number 1's conveyor, he placed his hands in an unguarded chain and 3-inch sprocket used as a power transmission for the conveyor. As his left gloved hand was pulled through the chain and sprocket, Employee #1 suffered amputation and crushing of two finger tips. No injury was reported.
Keywords: chain, amputated, finger, caught by, circular saw, lockout, chipper, conveyor, sprocket, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311501423 Occupation not reported

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