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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101233716 - Gulf States Steel Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham


Inspection Nr: 101233716
Report ID: 0418300
Open Date: 05/20/1987

Site Address:
Gulf States Steel Corp.
174 South 26th Street
Gadsden, AL 35904

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: Y

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/04/1987

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:09/01/1987

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360651913
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 08/05/1987 08/31/1987 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14347694
Event: 05/16/1987
Employee Killed When Struck By Moving Hydraulic Cylinder

Employee #1 was welding a table support when the machine behind him was activated during maintenance adjustment work. The hydraulic cylinder moved horizontally, striking Employee #1 in the back. He died of massive chest trauma.

Keywords:chest, maintenance, work rules, hydraulic cylinder, lockout, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101233716 Fatality Other Machinery maintenance occupations
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