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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1212608.015 - Joy Global Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee


Inspection Nr: 1212608.015
Report ID: 0523400
Date Opened: 02/21/2017

Site Address:
Joy Global Inc.
4400 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Mailing Address:
4400 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53214

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 333131/Mining Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/21/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Piv

Case Closed: 11/22/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1181920 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $20,371 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,371
Current Penalty $7,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,600
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19100147 E01 06/16/2017 06/22/2017 $7,696 $7,696 $0 07/11/2017 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01001B Serious 19100219 D03 06/16/2017 06/22/2017 $0 $0 $0 07/11/2017 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01002 Serious 19100147 F03 II B 06/16/2017 09/15/2017 $7,600 $12,675 $0 07/11/2017 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 93411.015
Event: 02/10/2017
Employee'S Hand Is Pulled Into Machine And Is Fractured And

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on February 10, 2017, Employee #1 was observing anoth er maintenance employee adjust components within a horizontal boring machine. Em ployee #1 decided to check the tension in the machines pulley and belt system a nd placed his right hand into the machine. The maintenance coworker then started the machine. Employee #1s right hand was caught by the pulley and belt system and pulled into the machine, which fractured and lacerated it. Employee #1 was t ransported to a medical center, where he underwent surgical procedures, which in cluded the placement of pins to repair the hand. He also received post-operative treatment and care, and was then hospitalized.

Keywords:boring machine, caught in, fracture, hand, laceration, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1212608.015 Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts
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