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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1207702.015 - Interlake Mecalux, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North


Inspection Nr: 1207702.015
Report ID: 0524200
Open Date: 02/02/2017

Site Address:
Interlake Mecalux, Inc.
1600 N. 25th Ave.
Melrose Park, IL 60160

Mailing Address:
1600 N. 25th Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60160

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 332313/Plate Work Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/02/2017


Close Case:05/09/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1177639 Yes
Complaint 1179405 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $69,713 $0 $0 $69,713
Current Penalty $0 $0 $44,000 $0 $0 $44,000
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 Repeat 19100212 A01 03/28/2017 04/21/2017 $44,000 $69,713 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 92793.015
Event: 01/26/2017
Employee Is Pulled Into Roll Former Machine And Injures Hand

At 12:30 p.m. on January 26, 2017, an employee was operating a roll former machi ne during troubleshooting to determine where a flaw in the steel beam was coming from. While he was observing the rollers, he got too close and his right hand w as pulled into the rollers. He sustained crushing injuries to his hand, resultin g in bruising, internal bleeding, and swelling. The employee was hospitalized an d received treatment for his injury. The incident investigation reported that t he roll former line was guarded by perimeter fencing equipped with interlocked g ates, but the interlocks were not functioning, which allowed the employee to ent er into the machine area while the machine was still operating.

Keywords:caught between, crushed, guard, maintenance, repair

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1207702.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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