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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
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. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 05/24/2012 05/30/2012 $4,900 $4,900 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202570008 Event: 02/24/2012Lathe Operator Is Injured When Caught In Machine, Later Dies
At 10:45 a.m. on February 24, 2012, Employee #1, a 45-year-old lathe operator, was moving product from an external inspection area to lathe operation area. As he approached the rear of the lathe, he reached across the protruding stack which was being run when it caught his jacket, pulling him into the rotation cycle. He was critically injured and hospitalized with two broken arms (one of which was later amputated) and a broken neck. He died of his injuries 10 days after the accident.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, lathe, amputated, rotating shaft, caught by, neck, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315589713 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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