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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1208004.015 - Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee


Inspection Nr: 1208004.015
Report ID: 0523400
Open Date: 02/06/2017

Site Address:
Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.
8900 W. Tower Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53224

Mailing Address:
8900 W. Tower Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53224

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 335991/Carbon and Graphite Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/23/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Piv

Close Case:03/07/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1177710 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
Current Penalty $8,873 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,873
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 19100212 A03 II 02/24/2017 03/02/2017 $8,873 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 92856.015
Event: 01/27/2017
Employee'S Finger Is Amputated During Removal Of Material Fr

At 9:45 a.m. on January 27, 2017, an employee was operating a press. As he used his hand to remove material from the press, his left middle finger became caught by the die and his finger was amputated.

Keywords:amputated, caught in, finger, guard, power press

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1208004.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machinists
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