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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $23,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,750 $0 $6,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 12/21/2010 01/13/2011 $0 $5,000 $0 01/11/2011 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 3942 A 12/21/2010 12/24/2010 $6,750 $18,000 $0 01/11/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202469417 Event: 07/08/2010Employee Amputates Finger In Blower'S Moving Parts
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on July 8, 2010, Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic, was investigating a noise emanating from a fan, which was situated on top of oven number 4. When on top of the oven, he lost his balance when he tripped over an electrical conduit. He placed his hand on moving parts of a blower to stabilize himself. As he did so, he caught his hand in the pinch point of a moving belt and pulley that operated the blower. The belt and pulley had a guard, but the guard was loose enough to allow his fingers to enter into the pinch point on the upper wheel. The moving parts amputated the fifth finger at the distal phalanx and crushed the fourth finger of his right hand. He was transported to a medical center where he received treatment and was hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, rotating parts, amputated, fan, electrical, conduit, mechanic, struck against, lost balance, machine--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312437593 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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