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Inspection: 313887663 - Vulcan Materials Co (Irwindale Asphalt Plant)

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys-Min/Tunn

Nr: 313887663Report ID: 0950652Open Date: 04/20/2010

Vulcan Materials Co (Irwindale Asphalt Plant)
16005 Foothill Blvd
Irwindale, CA 91702
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2951/Asphalt Paving Mixtures and Blocks
NAICS: 324121/Asphalt Paving Mixture and Block Manufacturing
Mailing: 3200 San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90065

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/29/2010
Emphasis: L:TunnelClose Case:08/09/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,750
Current Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $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 Serious 3314 C 07/02/2010 07/14/2010 $6,750 $6,750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170863054Event: 04/16/2010Employee Amputates Fingers In Bell And Pulley Pinch Point
Employee #1 was working with a belt and pulley next to a supervisor. The guard protecting the belt and pulley had been removed and the electric control to the pulley motor was not locked out and not tagged out. Employee # 1 suffered a serious injury to his left hand when it was caught in a pinch point between the belt and the pulley. Two fingers of the employee's left hand were later surgically amputated.
Keywords: amputated, belt, finger, lockout, nip point, pulley, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313887663 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation Not Listed

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