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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1220735.015 - Alto-Shaam, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee


Inspection Nr: 1220735.015
Report ID: 0523400
Date Opened: 03/29/2017

Site Address:
Alto-Shaam, Inc.
W164 N9221 Water Street
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Mailing Address:
W164 N9221 Water Street, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 333319/Other Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/29/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 11/17/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1193898 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 $63,375 $0 $0 $63,375
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $12,000 $0 $12,000
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. 01001 Other 19100212 A03 II 09/15/2017 09/27/2017 $12,000 $63,375 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 94267.015
Event: 03/21/2017
Employee Amputates Fingertip In Hydraulic Brake Press

As 1:00 p.m. on March 21, 2017, Employee #1 was using the hydraulic brake press to bend metal. The employee was holding the product with his left hand at the bo ttom and his right hand at the top. Employee #1 was wearing heavy rubber gloves to protect his hands from the sharp edges of the metal. The employee did not not ice that his glove and the fingertip of his left ring finger were in the second bend slot. When he activated the machine to make the first bend, he crushed his finger in the second bend slot, which resulted in the amputation of his left rin g fingertip.

Keywords:amputated, caught in, crushed, finger, glove, machine guarding, ppe, press brake

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1220735.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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