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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316817014 - County Of Solano

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Concord

Nr: 316817014Report ID: 0950622Open Date: 04/09/2013

County Of Solano
Timm Rd & 505 & Allendale Rd
Vacaville, CA 95687
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9511/Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management
NAICS: 924110/Administration of Air and Water Resource and Solid Waste Management Programs
Mailing: 675 Texas St, Fairfield, CA 94531

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/03/2013
Close Case:09/21/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,980 $0 $5,980
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $4,265 $0 $4,265
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 06/05/2013 06/03/2013 $3,750 $5,000 $0 06/28/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3395 F03 06/05/2013 07/01/2013 $235 $560 $0 06/28/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3424 C08 06/05/2013 06/03/2013 $280 $420 $0 06/28/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202509824Event: 04/03/2013Groundskeeper Amputates Finger On Wood Chipper
On April 3, 2013, an employee was working as a groundskeeper for the County of Solano in California. He was feeding a brush chipper, which chopped up branches. As he was feeding a branch into the chipper, the ring finger of his left hand became caught between the side frame of the feeding bay of the chipper and the branch. It was amputated.
Keywords: brush chipper, amputated, tree limb, finger, machine operator, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316817014 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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