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Inspection: 1488216.015 - 62977 - Cardinal Aluminum Co

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky


Inspection Nr: 1488216.015
Report ID: 0452110
Date Opened: 08/13/2020

Site Address:
62977 - Cardinal Aluminum Co
6910 Preston Hwy
Okolona, KY 40219

Mailing Address:
6910 Preston Hwy, Okolona, KY 40219

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 331316/Aluminum Extruded Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/17/2020


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 1642647 Yes
Accident 1644328
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $33,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $33,500
Current Penalty $33,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $33,500
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 Serious 338.31(1)(A) 01/26/2021 02/08/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 02/19/2021 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19100135 A01 01/26/2021 02/08/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 02/19/2021 C - Contested  
3. 01003 Serious 19100179 N03 I 01/26/2021 02/08/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 02/19/2021 C - Contested  
4. 01004 Serious 19100179 N03 III B 01/26/2021 02/08/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 02/19/2021 C - Contested  
5. 01005 Serious 19101030 G02 I 01/26/2021 02/15/2021 $5,500 $5,500 $0 02/19/2021 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128646.015
Event: 08/12/2020
Employee Is Injured While Moving Racks With Bridge Crane

At 1:30 p.m. on August 5, 2020, an employee, a crane operator, was moving three racks using a bridge crane. The employee did not use a strap to guide the load. During the moving of the racks, the load either bumped into a rack on the floor, tipping the rack toward the employee, or the rack broke free, striking the empl oyee in the head. The employee was operating the crane by himself, and there we re no witnesses. Someone from the office heard the incident and found the emplo yee on the floor. The employee was hospitalized on August 5, 2020 but later died on August 12, 2020 as a result of his injuries.

Keywords:crane load, crane operator, head, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488216.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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