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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1611140.015 - Jupiter Aluminum Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston


Inspection Nr: 1611140.015
Report ID: 0316400
Date Opened: 07/27/2022

Site Address:
Jupiter Aluminum Corporation
8963 River Road
Wellsburg, WV 26070

Mailing Address:
8963 River Road, Wellsburg, WV 26070

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 332812/ Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/28/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1924862
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $55,810 $0 $0 $55,810
Current Penalty $0 $0 $55,810 $0 $0 $55,810
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 Repeat 19100212 A01 01/18/2023 02/13/2023 $55,810 $55,810 $0 01/23/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148295.015
Event: 07/26/2022
Employee Is Killed When Caught In Coil Slitter

At 4:45 p.m. on July 26, 2022, Employee #1 was operating a coil slitter line. As the coil slitter was in operation, Employee #1 entered into the coil slitter an d placed his hand on the rewind mandrel which contained the coil. Employee #1's hand was pulled up into the mandrel, and Employee #1 was pulled into the rewind mandrel. A coworker witnessed the incident and ran to the coil slitter and pre ssed the emergency stop button. Beech Bottom VFD and Brooke County EMS responde d to the scene. Employee #1 was transported to Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, W V and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The employee died of crushing injurie s.

Keywords:caught by, crushed, hand, mandrel, slitter

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1611140.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified
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