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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1573549.015 - Whiting Door Manufacturing Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo

 

Inspection Nr: 1573549.015
Report ID: 0213600
Open Date: 01/20/2022

Site Address:
Whiting Door Manufacturing Corp.
113 Cedar Street
Akron, NY 14001

Mailing Address:
113 Cedar Street, Akron, NY 14001

Union Status: Union

SIC:

NAICS: 332321/Metal Window and Door Manufacturing


Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/20/2022

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:06/01/2022


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1855499 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,502 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,502
Current Penalty $7,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,260
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 19100147 C04 I 04/22/2022 06/07/2022 $7,260 $14,502 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 142903.015
Event: 01/11/2022
Employee Amputates Finger Bypassing Guard To Check Press Air

At 5:15 p.m. on January 11, 2022, an employee was operating a die press. The emp loyee slipped his right hand through the guard to test air pressure when he inad vertently stepped on the foot pedal and cycled the press. The employee aamputate d his middle finger and required hospitalization.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, bypass guard, catch point, die guard, finger, foot control, foot pedal, foot-powered press, guard, hand, machine cycled, machine guarding, machine operator, press operator, struck by, testing, u

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1573549.015 Hospitalized injury Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.
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