Inspection: 1211887.015 - Swanson Industries, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Charleston
Swanson Industries, Inc.
437 Goshen Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
437 Goshen Road, Morgantown, WV 26508
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Inspection Type: Referral
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 02/21/2017
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100147 C04 I||03/07/2017||03/31/2017||$10,864||$10,864||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||02001||Repeat||19100147 C06 I||03/07/2017||03/31/2017||$362||$362||$0||Z - Issued|
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on February 17, 2017, an employee was inserting a hea vy metal cylinder that was supported by a hoist, into the chuck of a lathe. The employee was tightening the chuck with a wrench. The employee had not disengage d the spindle from its motor and the lathe's power switch was still turned to th e on position. The employee accidentally dropped the wrench which fell and hit the start lever for the spindle. The spindle began to turn and threw the heavy metal cylinder into the employee's abdomen causing contusion and strain injuries . The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords:abdomen, contusion, cylinder, hoist, lathe, struck by