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J.E. Adams Industries Disciplined by State After Worker Loses Part of Hand

Posted on Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 8:40 am    

J.E. Adams Industries, a Cedar Rapids company, has been cited by the state under the Iowa Occupational and Safety Health Act. The company makes parts for self-service car washes, according to KCRG.

An accident occurred on May 4, and a man, 43, lost part of his hand on the job. According to KCRG, the company "allegedly failed to provide point of operation guards for a machine that
a 43-year-old man was operating when he was injured." The fine for a violation of this magnitude is $2,500. It also requires that the company install the point of operation guards by the 23rd of August.

The company has the right to protest the violations and fine within 15 days of receiving the ticket. After that, everything is final.

Workplace accident are serious. They can leave you severely injured, permanently maimed, or worse. If you or someone you know has been injured on the job, contact an experienced Cedar Rapids Workers' Compensation Lawyer at Leehey Olson Law, P.C., by dialing 877-209-9452.

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