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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1577688.015 - Bennett Steel, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City


Inspection Nr: 1577688.015
Report ID: 0627700
Date Opened: 02/09/2022

Site Address:
Bennett Steel, Inc.
9355 N. Ridgeway Street
Sapulpa, OK 74066

Mailing Address:
2210 N. Industrial Rd., Sapulpa, OK 74067

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 332312/Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/09/2022

Emphasis: L:Crane

Case Closed: 08/31/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1861495 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $26,933 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,933
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $16,000 $0 $16,000
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. 01001A Other 19100179 B08 07/19/2022 08/01/2022 $9,000 $14,502 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Other 19100179 N03 I 07/19/2022 08/01/2022 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002 Other 19100179 L03 III D 07/19/2022 08/01/2022 $7,000 $12,431 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 143642.015
Event: 01/31/2022
Employee Fractures Legs When Caught Between Trailer And Beam

At 11:15 p.m. on January 31, 2022, an employee was attaching a vertical plate cl amp (cat head) to a steel beam in order to rotate the beam and allow a coworker to paint the underside. As the coworker walked to the end of the beam, he felt t he beam brush the back of his legs. The coworker turned around and found the emp loyee on the ground, pinned against a flatbed trailer loaded more steel beams. T he beam that was being lifted was laying on the employee's legs. The employee in curred multiple fractures to both legs and required hospitalization.

Keywords:falling object, fracture, inexperience, insufficient supervision, lack of work procedures, leg, material handling, painter, pinned, steel beam, supervision, trailer, unstable load, unstable position

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1577688.015 Hospitalized injury Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.
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