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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317073880 - City Of Astoria

Inspection Information - Office: Or Portland

Nr: 317073880Report ID: 1054111Open Date: 09/05/2013

City Of Astoria
12th & Franklin
Astoria, OR 97103
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9131/Executive and Legislative Offices Combined
NAICS: 921140/ Executive and Legislative Offices, Combined
Mailing: 1095 Duane St, Astoria, OR 97103

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/12/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/16/2014

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,400
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 Serious 701076001 A 11/26/2013 12/06/2013 $0 $1,400 $0 12/06/2013 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202615050Event: 09/04/2013Circular Saw Kicks Back And Lacerates Workers Throat
On September 4, 2013, Employee #1, a 49-year-old male utility worker with City of Astoria, was cutting a 10 in. steel water pipe inside an excavation with a gas powered circular saw. The saw kicked back and struck Employee #1 in the throat. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a laceration injury.
Keywords: kick back, throat, excavation, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, hand tool
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317073880 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction trades, n.e.c.

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