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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1213867.015 - Continental Casting Llc

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis


Inspection Nr: 1213867.015
Report ID: 0729300
Open Date: 03/01/2017

Site Address:
Continental Casting Llc
801 2nd Street
Monroe City, MO 63456

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 278, Monroe City, MO 63456

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 331521/Aluminum Die-Casting Foundries

Inspection Type: Complaint

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/01/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:01/31/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 1086787 Yes
Referral 1186787 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 $99,594 $0 $0 $99,594
Current Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
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 19100212 A01 03/08/2017 04/24/2017 $12,000 $99,594 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 93600.015
Event: 02/27/2017
Employee'S Thumb Contacts Disc Grinder And Injures Thumb

At 10:15 a.m. on February 27, 2017, an employee was using a Wander Disc Grinder (model number: 1046) to remove burrs from a flat piece of rectangular steel that was resting on a work table. During work, the steel slipped between a gap in th e work table and the abrasive surface of the grinder, which resulted in the empl oyee's left thumb contacting the abrasive surface of the disc grinder. The thumb was fractured, disjointed at the knuckle, and de-sleeved.

Keywords:caught between, caught in, fracture, grinder, powder actuated tool, thumb

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1213867.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
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