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Inspection: 313431504 - Classic Laundry And Linen Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Bayside

Nr: 313431504Report ID: 0215600Open Date: 07/11/2011

Classic Laundry And Linen Corp
24-30 85th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7218/Industrial Launderers
NAICS: 812332/Industrial Launderers

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/02/2011
Emphasis: S:Amputations, S:ElectricalClose Case:10/15/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200837052 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $13,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,300
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19100147 C01 11/04/2011 11/09/2011 $0 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Other 19100147 C05 I 11/04/2011 11/09/2011 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01001C Other 19100147 C07 I 11/04/2011 12/21/2011 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002 Serious 19100264 D01 V 11/04/2011 12/21/2011 $2,450 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003 Serious 19100264 D02 IA 11/04/2011 11/16/2011 $2,450 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200831642Event: 07/11/2011Employee'S Arm Is Crushed And Burned When Caught In Ironer
On July 11, 2011, Employee #1, a supervisor, was demonstrating to her new employee how to put sheets into the Lapauw Type DUO 2C1/833 S.G., Model Number 2C1/833 S.G. 2, Serial Number 03055852-53 Commercial Ironer. The sheet caught Employee #1's thumb and pulled her into the machine. The new employee tried to use the "off button" next to Employee #1 instead of the emergency stop button, which would have retracted the rollers. Employee #1 was taken to Cornell University Hospital with crushing injuries and burns on her arm up to her shoulder. Her arm was amputated above the elbow. She was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: burn, clothing, amputated, caught by, emergency stop, crushed, iron, arm, ironing machine
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313431504 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators

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