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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316210160 - Exelon Power

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 316210160Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 11/16/2012

Exelon Power
12801 Mariposa Street
Trona, CA 93562
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
NAICS: 221112/Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
Mailing: Po Box 66, Trona, CA 93592

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/01/2013
Close Case:06/27/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 05/01/2013 05/06/2013 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202673414Event: 10/31/2012Employee'S Finger Is Pinched In Exspansion Joint, Amputated
At approximately 7:50 a.m. on October 31, 2012, Employee #1, of Exelon Power, was holding a pipe extension that was bolted to the expansion joint. The expansion joint compressed, pulling the entire piece down, and as the pipe and expansion joint came down, and the employee's left pinky finger was pinched between both flanges. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital, where surgery was performed. The employee's left pinky finger was not salvageable and was amputated. Employee was released after twenty-four hours.
Keywords: compressor, amputated, power line worker, finger, pipe, nip point
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316210160 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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