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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1214011.015 - Thk Manufacturing Of America, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 1214011.015
Report ID: 0522500
Open Date: 03/01/2017

Site Address:
Thk Manufacturing Of America, Inc.
471 North High Street
Hebron, OH 43025

Mailing Address:
P O Box 759, Hebron, OH 43025

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 334513/ Instruments and Related Products Manufacturing for Measuring, Displaying, and Controlling Industrial Process Variables

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/01/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate, N:Silica, L:Silica

Close Case:09/13/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1185544 Yes
Inspection 1221018 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $33,862 $0 $0 $7,696 $0 $41,558
Current Penalty $17,008 $0 $0 $5,002 $0 $22,010
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. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 I 06/28/2017 07/10/2017 $5,002 $7,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C04 II 06/28/2017 08/02/2017 $0 $7,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C06 I 06/28/2017 08/02/2017 $5,002 $7,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A01 06/28/2017 $4,002 $6,157 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01005A Serious 19101030 C01 IV 06/28/2017 09/01/2017 $3,001 $4,617 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 01005B Serious 19101030 G02 II B 06/28/2017 09/01/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
7. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 06/28/2017 $5,002 $7,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 93541.015
Event: 02/17/2017
Employee Amputates Finger While Performing Die Change In Die

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on February 17, 2017, an employee was changing a die for a different part to be manufactured. One part of the die was slide in and h ad a collar on it as the other part of the die was suspended above the collar by a crane. The employee was using his left finger to check to make sure the colla r was even all the way around. The employees right hand activated the controls for the crane by accident and lowers the other part of the die onto the left in dex finger causing a partial amputation. The employee was not hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, caught in, crane hook, die casting machine, finger, material handling

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1214011.015 Non Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed
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