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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $520 $0 $0 $0 $0 $520
Current Penalty $173 $0 $0 $0 $0 $173
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C01 05/15/1986 05/18/1986 $93 $280 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 05/15/1986 05/18/1986 $80 $240 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 735175 Event: 02/17/1986Left Arm Caught In Conveyor Roller
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A GARDEN HOE WITH A BROKEN-OFF HANDLE (ABOUT 16 INCHES LONG) TO CLEAN WOOD CHIPS FROM BENEATH A MOVING CONVEYOR BELT. THE CONVEYOR BELT MOVES WOOD CHIPS, USED FOR PAPER PULP, AT THE #2 PINEBELT TRANSPORT POINT. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING BESIDE THE CONVEYOR WHILE REACHING IN WITH THE HOE TO REMOVE CHIPS. EMPLOYEE #1'S LEFT HAND CAME IN CONTACT WITH THE ROLLER. WHEN HE JERKED HIS HAND FREE HIS UPPER LEFT ARM WAS CAUGHT IN THE ROLLER TO HIS REAR, CAUSING SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE TRICEP MUSCLE AND FRACTURING THE HUMERUS BONE. THE CAUSAL FACTORS WERE: USING IMPROPER EQUIPMENT (HOE WITH BROKEN HANDLE) AND; THE INGOING NIP POINTS OF THE CONVEYOR ROLLERS WERE NOT GUARDED.
Keywords: cleaning, roller--mach/part, nip point, fracture, conveyor, arm, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3196581 Occupation Not Listed

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