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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315315440 - Oakland Pallet Co, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 315315440Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 09/09/2011

Oakland Pallet Co, Inc
2500 Grant Ave
San Lorenzo, CA 94580
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2448/Wood Pallets and Skids
NAICS: 321920/Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturing
Mailing: 2500 Grant Ave, Attn: Javier Padilla, San Lorenzo, CA 94580

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/04/2011
Close Case:12/21/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361580384    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 J01 10/11/2011 11/13/2011 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3314 H 10/11/2011 11/13/2011 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202587036Event: 04/06/2011Employee Hand Is Fractured In Sawing Machine
At approximately 11:55 a.m. on April 6, 2011, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were starting work and starting up a circular chain table saw machine used for cutting pallet boards. Employee #2 turned on the machine. The saw blade portion of the machine started running, but the table chain rollers did not start. Employee #2 went to the circuit panel box about 10 feet away with his back to the machine. Employee #1 was setting up boards. Employee #1 went underneath the table. Employee #2 did not find any problems with the circuit breakers. He turned to go to feed the end of the saw machine and did not see Employee#1 anywhere. Employee #2 heard a loud thump or jerk from the machine; he turned the machine off, and he saw Employee #1 come up from underneath the machine holding his hands. Employee #1 said he was checking the drive bands of the saw and it started to move catching the fingers of his hand. Employee #1 was not hospitalized for his injury
Keywords: fracture, chain saw, finger, circular saw, circuit breaker, pallet, hand, table saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315315440 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Sawing machine operators

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