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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 416562.015 - Jerry'S Parts & Metals

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 416562.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 05/01/2012

Jerry'S Parts & Metals
519 Kilgore Road
Dixon, IL 61021
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 519 Kilgore Road, Dixon, IL 61021

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/07/2012
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:12/09/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint323621 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
Current Penalty $1,120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,120
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A03 II 08/27/2012 $1,120 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 25395.015Event: 04/10/2012Employee'S Hand Is Caught In Machinery And Fingers Are Amput
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on April 10, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a shear machine (Enterprise Company Shear, Model Number 216.L.H., Serial Number E3678) at a scrap metal facility. The shear machine was foot pedal operated. Using her right hand, she feed the machine with scrap metal. Her left hand was near the point of operation, when the machine severed three of her fingers. The point of operation had never been guarded. Employee had worked on this machine on numerous occasions. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where she underwent medical procedures for her amputation and was hospitalized.
Keywords: point of operation, unguarded, caught by, finger, amputated, shearing machine, scrap metal
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 416562.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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