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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,525 $0 $5,525
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $350 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 342 A 01/21/2010 02/23/2010 $0 $5,000 $0 01/28/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3328 C 01/21/2010 02/23/2010 $350 $525 $0 01/28/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202476131 Event: 07/23/2009Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Backhoe Arm
On July 23, 2009, Employee #1, with Sully-Miller Contracting Co, was installing new underground water lines. He placed 4 in. steel pipe, which was 10 ft long, into the 8-ft-long bucket of a backhoe (John Deere Model Number 710G) Employee #1 then stood on the pipe to secure it. He placed his left hand on top of the bucket and debris guard and directed the backhoe operator to curl the bucket. Employee #1's finger was pinched between the arm of the bucket and the debris guard. His was treated at Citrus Valley Medical Center, and then Western Hand Center. The finger was surgically removed on July 23, 2009. One factor in this accident was a damaged debris guard on the backhoe.
Keywords: amputated, installing, finger, guard, caught between, pipeline, water pipe, nip point, backhoe, backhoe bucket
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312661796 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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