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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1223090.015 - Matenaer Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee


Inspection Nr: 1223090.015
Report ID: 0523400
Open Date: 04/05/2017

Site Address:
Matenaer Corporation
810 Schoenhaar Dr.
West Bend, WI 53090

Mailing Address:
810 Schoenhaar Dr., West Bend, WI 53090

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 423510/Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/05/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Piv

Close Case:11/13/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1192379 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $11,408 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,408
Current Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
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 A02 09/26/2017 $6,000 $11,408 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 94508.015
Event: 03/16/2017
Employee Catches Fingertip In Nip Point And Amputates It

On March 16, 2017, an employee was setting up operations on a slitter which incl uded installing a guard bar in place that keeps the overarm from coming down on spindle area while operator is manually putting shims in place. The employee in stalled the guide bar upside down as the overarm came down in place and then rea ched to turn it over as the machine was operating. The employee caught the tip of his right index finger in the nip point that was created by the overarm and g uard bar, amputating it from their finger.

Keywords:amputation, caught in, finger, nip point

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1223090.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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