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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1220918.015 - Mid Continent Steel And Wire Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis


Inspection Nr: 1220918.015
Report ID: 0729300
Open Date: 03/31/2017

Site Address:
Mid Continent Steel And Wire Inc.
2700 Central Avenue
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Mailing Address:
2700 Central Avenue, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 332618/Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/31/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:07/11/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1196344 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 1 4
Current Violations 1 1 1 3
Initial Penalty $38,025 $0 $63,375 $0 $0 $101,400
Current Penalty $12,000 $0 $38,000 $0 $0 $50,000
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. 01001A Serious 19100147 C05 I 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $12,000 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 D03 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $0 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 02001 Repeat 19100212 A01 04/20/2017 11/01/2017 $38,000 $63,375 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 03001 Other 19100303 B07 IV 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 94281.015
Event: 03/26/2017
Employee Is Clearing Jam In Equipment And Sustains Fracture

At 9:00 p.m. on March 26, 2017, an employee was clearing several jammed nails fr om inside the Injection Molded Plastic Collator Machine, M/N: PS-160. The emplo yee removed the circular guard and reached into the plastic strip collator with her right arm, to clear the jammed nails when the machine started up unexpectedl y and her right arm was caught in the orientation wheel. The employee suffered several lacerations and sustained a fracture that required surgery.

Keywords:arm, caught in, fracture, laceration, lockout/tagout, machine guarding

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1220918.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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